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Volume IconCovid-19: Another vaccine from Russia, Rio delays Carnival parade & more

Rio de Janeiro delayed its annual Carnival parade, for the first time in a century due to the pandemic

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Covid-19 coronavirus

On Thursday, India recorded over 86,000 coronavirus cases, taking its total caseload way past the 5.8-million mark. India has been adding over 1,000 deaths daily for the past 25 days.
Meanwhile, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, earlier hospitalised due to the coronavirus infection, was also diagnosed with dengue. Sisodia was moved to the private Max Hospital in Saket from the Delhi government-run LNJP Hospital in the evening, considering his "falling" blood platelet count and low oxygen level.

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On the vaccine front, Russian President Vladimir Putin informed about the second Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccine will get registered soon.

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First Published: Sep 25 2020 | 11:37 AM IST

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