Times 85 | 21/07/2020 08:43 AM | Click to read full article
India's coronavirus tally surged to 11 lakh cases after 40,425 new patients were registered in 24 hours, the country's biggest single-day jump in fresh infections.
India is the third worst-hit country by the pandemic after the United States and Brazil. Trials for the coronavirus vaccine developed at the Oxford University will begin in India soon. In India, about 7 companies are involved in making a vaccine, but Bharat Biotech and ICMR are leading the race with Covaxin.