India reported 13,742 new COVID-19 cases, 14,037 discharges, and 104 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry. 1,21,65,598 beneficiaries have been vaccinated for COVID-19 across India. With new infections, the COVID tally of the country stood at 1,10,30,176.
The first big real-world study of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows the shot is highly effective at preventing COVID-19, in a potentially landmark moment for countries desperate to end lockdowns and reopen economies. Gloria Tso reports.