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Coronavirus live updates: Bharat Biotech sets price for its Covaxin vaccine; Serum Institute defends the cost of its Covishield shot in the market.

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Coronavirus | Coronavirus Vaccine | Bharat Biotech

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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live updates: India on Sunday reported 349,691 new infections, taking the total to 16,960,172 and setting a new world record for cases for the fourth consecutive day. The country had 2,767 deaths--the highest single-day spike—and taking total casualties to 1,92,311..

The surge in cases has overwhelmed country's hospitals and may delay its economic recovery, according to healthcare experts and rating agencies.

said that it will supply Covaxin directly to state governments at Rs 600 per dose, while it will supply the vaccine directly to private hospitals at Rs 1,200. earlier said that its vaccine, Covishield, would cost Rs 400 per dose for state governments and Rs 600 for private hospitals.

World update: Coronavirus cases worldwide on Sunday stood at 147,039,936. As many as 3,112,295 people have died of the disease and 124,688,054 have recovered. The US remains the worst-hit country with 32,788,504, followed by India, Brazil, France and Russia. 


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