The data showed that 42 per cent of the adults who tested positive reported having close contact with at least one person known to have Covid-19, compared with 14 per cent of those who tested negative.
The government is exploring the modalities of emergency authorisation and usage of anti-coronavirus vaccines pending completion of phase-three clinical trial and regular licensure. The issue of advance purchase commitment for vaccines, including pricing, was also discussed in a recent meeting attended by NITI Aayog Member (Health) Vinod Paul, Principal Scientific Advisor to the government K VijayRaghavan and Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan.
Former top Mexican security official Genaro Garcia Luna pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to drug trafficking charges, including a new one of engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise that could add 20 years to his sentence if convicted.
<strong>New Delhi:</strong> Amid the ongoing Indo-China border dispute in which the latter has been trying to fortifying its presence along the LAC since April-May, Union Minister Nityanand Rai on Wednesday informed the Rajya Sabha that no infiltration has been reported along the India-China border during the last six months. <strong>ALSO