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India Coronavirus Dispatch: Antibody tests gain popularity amid second wave

Covaxin works against Indian-origin variant, many States show interest in Sputnik V, and more-news relevant to India's fight against Covid-19

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Bharath Manjesh New Delhi
Over 263,533 fresh cases reported

India reported 263,533 fresh coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the cumulative caseload to 25.2 million, according to central health ministry data. The country saw 4,329 deaths due to the pandemic, taking the death toll to 278,719. The active caseload is at 3.3 million, while the total recoveries have surged to 21.5 million. As many as 184 million shots have been administered since the nationwide inoculation programme kicked off on January 16. Of these, 1.5 million were given on Monday. Read more

Antibody tests gain popularity

Amid the second wave of Covid, antibody tests are gaining

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First Published: May 18 2021 | 1:51 PM IST

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