Covid-19 India Updates: More Than 44,000 New Cases For Fourth Day, 460 Deaths Reported
Bharat Biotech Releases First Batch Of Covaxin From New Plant
Bharat Biotech Ltd. today released the first batch of Covaxin from its new manufacturing plant in Ankleshwar Gujarat.
The new plant has a capacity of 1 crore doses a month
In May, company had said it would utilise wholly-owned subsidiary Chiron Behring in Gujarat to manufacture 20 crore additional doses of Covaxin.
Covid Cases Continue To Rises
India's daily Covid-19 infection rate continued to rise with over 45,000 new cases being reported over the past 24 hours.
As many as 45,083 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 9 a.m. on Aug. 29. Daily new cases have remained above 44,000-mark for the fourth straight day now.
The country reported 35,840 recoveries and 460 deaths during the same period. India's active case tally inched up to 3.68 lakh with new cases outpacing recoveries.
Total confirmed cases: 3,26,95,030
Active cases: 3,68,558
Total deaths: 4,37,830
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 45,083 Number of recoveries in 24 hours: 35,840
Deaths recorded in 24 hours: 460