India reported 62,480 new cases in the last 24 hours, slightly fewer than the previous day figure. 88,977 patients recovered during the last 24 hours. With this the recovery rate has increased to 96.3%
Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 36th consecutive day.
In the latest survey by WHO and AIIMS, the possible third wave of Covid-19 is unlikely to affect children much. WHO and AIIMS conducted this survey in five selected states with a total sample size of 10,000.
They found that the seropositivity rate among children was high as compared to the adult population.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch a customised crash course programme for Covid-19 frontline workers through video conferencing on June 18.
The programme aims to skill and up skill over one lakh Covid-19 warriors across the country.
The training will be imparted to them in six customised job roles namely, home care support, basic care support, advanced care support, emergency care support, sample collection support and medical equipment support.
Consistent efforts are being put to ramp up the vaccination drive in the nation.
Russian direct investment fund has said that the Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V will soon offer a booster shot. They claim that this booster shot is adjusted to work against the Delta Covid-19 variant.
Delta variant is believed to be responsible for the second Covid-19 wave in India.