The first case of Covid-19 was seen in early December in China. In almost 10 months, almost 210 countries have been hit by the virus and the numbers of Covid-19 are touching the skies.
According to worldometers.info, a total of 29,018,113 cases have been registered till now, out of which 20,890,689 have recovered, and 925,613 have deceased. The currently active cases stand at 7,201,811. Out of these 7,140,919 (99%) are in mild condition while the remaining 60,892 are in critical condition.
The United States of America is by far the worst affected country with 6,683,620 cases and 198,177 deaths followed by India with 4,788,593 cases with 78,931 deaths.
Also the trials of the corona vaccine being developed by Oxford university along with AztraZeneca (a pharmaceutical company) were paused due to a reported side-effect in a patient in the UK. But the University now has the green light and can continue with the trials.
In a statement, the university said in large trials such as this “it is expected that some participants will become unwell and every case must be carefully evaluated to ensure careful assessment of safety.” It said that globally some 18,000 people have received the vaccine as part of the trial.
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