New Delhi: India has reported 64,553 new cases of the virus on Friday, according to the Ministry of Health. This takes the total number of infections to 24,61,190. The toll is up by 1,007 more people to 64,553.
Amid rising cases, the Jammu and Kashmir administration announces that the Vaishno Devi Yatra, which has been suspended for five months, will resume on August 16.
While as, the Indian Council of Medical Research and the Serum Institute of India will conduct a virtual meeting with principal investigators of 17 trial sites across the country on Friday to discuss the Covishield vaccine trial.
The coronavirus has infected more than 2.07 crore people across the world, according to the Johns Hopkins University. The worldwide toll has risen to 7,52,893. More than 1.29 crore people have recovered.