New Delhi, October 9
Even as India’s cumulative Covid-19 caseload inched closer to seven million today, signs of the disease stabilising firmed up with active infections dropping below 9 lakh for the first time since September 9.
China in Covax group
Beijing: China has joined the WHO Covax alliance to equitably distribute Covid-19 vaccines around the globe. It has also agreed to buy 15 Covax vaccines for its nationals. PTI
In another strong sign of the disease graph steadying, daily new recoveries surpassed new cases for the third week in a row. The active infections settled today at 8,93,592.
The Health Ministry has issued norms for the opening of entertainment parks and theatres from October 15. The ministry said one person on alternate stairs on escalators would be allowed, 6-ft distancing was mandatory in all areas, theatres would operate at 50 per cent capacity and online tickets must be encouraged. — TNS