Coronavirus Live Updates: India To Receive Covid Vaccines From US

 

Coronavirus reside updates: India has administered over 22 crore vaccine doses since January.

New Delhi:

India will obtain Covid vaccines from the US as a part of the primary 25 million doses that nation plans to provide below a bigger framework, US Vice President Kamala Harris informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi throughout a name. US President Joe Biden on Thursday introduced that the US will allocate 75 per cent – almost 1.9 crore of the primary tranche of two.5 crore doses – of unused COVID-19 vaccines from its stockpile by the UN-backed COVAX world vaccine sharing programme to nations in South and Southeast Asia in addition to Africa as a part of his administration’s framework for sharing 80 million (eight crore) vaccines globally by the top of June.

“Spoke to Kamala Harris a short while ago. I deeply appreciate the assurance of vaccine supplies to India as part of the US Strategy for Global Vaccine Sharing. I also thanked her for the all the support and solidarity from the US government, businesses and Indian diaspora,” PM Modi tweeted. “We also discussed ongoing efforts to further strengthen India-US vaccine cooperation, and the potential of our partnership to contribute to post-Covid global health and economic recovery,” he added.

With 1.34 lakh recent Covid circumstances, the “declining trend continues” in India, the Health Ministry mentioned on Thursday, including that “active caseload has further declined to 17,13,413”. The positivity charge was recorded under 10 per cent for the tenth straight day on Thursday.

The nation has administered over 22 crore vaccine doses since January and goals to vaccinate all eligible folks by the top of this 12 months.

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US President Joe Biden on Thursday introduced that the US will allocate 75 per cent – almost 1.9 crore of the primary tranche of two.5 crore doses – of unused COVID-19 vaccines from its stockpile by the UN-backed COVAX world vaccine sharing programme to nations in South and Southeast Asia in addition to Africa as a part of his administration’s framework for sharing 80 million (eight crore) vaccines globally by the top of June.