India on Saturday reported 14,256 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall count to 1,06,39,684. The new cases are 1.98% lower than Friday’s count. India’s toll rose by 152 to 1,53,184.
The country’s active cases stood at 1,85,662, while the number of recoveries reached 1,03,00,838.
Meanwhile, more than 3 lakh people were vaccinated in a day for the first time on Friday, according to data from the Union health ministry. As many as 13,90,592 people have been inoculated so far.
India also sent 2 million [20 lakh] doses of the coronavirus vaccine to Brazil. The country’s President Jair Bolsonaro thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the help.
“Brazil feels honoured to have a great partner to overcome a global obstacle by joining efforts,”Bolsonaro tweeted. “Thank you for assisting us with the vaccines exports from India to Brazil.”
Modi responded: “The honour is ours, President Jair Bolsonaro to be a trusted partner of Brazil in fighting the Covid-19…