India has formally approved the use of two Covid-19 vaccines for emergency use, one made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other developed locally, the country’s Drugs Controller General said in a Sunday briefing.
India conducted a nationwide Covid-19 vaccine drill on Saturday ahead of plans for mass vaccinations, India’s state-run broadcaster Doordarshan reported.
Wyoming has 38,163 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 438 deaths, according to the state’s Department of Health.
But, as latest figures released Saturday evening showed the number of new Covid-19 cases at their highest level for nearly three months, Health Minister Yuli Edelstein warned of the more immediate need to control the disease’s spread.
Around 250,000 people called the Houston Health Department Covid-19 call center to make an appointment to receive the Moderna vaccine, according to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.
New Zealand will require all travelers from the United States and the United Kingdom to obtain a negative Covid-19 test result before departing for the country, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Sunday.
As of Saturday night Eastern Time, New Zealand has reported 2,162 Covid-19 cases and 25 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins Universi ty.
Talk show host and former CNN interviewer Larry King has Covid-19, according to a source close to the family.
Five people have been arrested and more than 1,000 fines have been issued after an illegal New Year’s rave in the French countryside ended on Saturday, local authorities said.