India's COVID-19 tally reached 91,39,866 on November 23. As compared to yesterday, a significant rise in new COVID-19 cases was observed. The spike of 44,059 new cases and 511 deaths reported in last 24 hrs. Currently, there are 4,43,486 active cases of coronavirus in the country whereas, total cured cases are 85,62,642 with 41,024 new discharges. According to ICMR, 8,49,596 samples were tested on Nov 22.
India on November 22 recorded 45,209 new COVID-19 infections. With this spike, India's total cases rose to 90,95,807. With 501 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,33,227. Currently, the number of total active cases are 4,40,962. However, total discharged cases is at 85,21,617 with 43,493 new discharges in last 24 hours. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 10,75,326 samples were tested on November 21.
Stage artists in Odisha's Bhubaneswar are selling tea as COVID-19 impacted their career. Uarmi Satpathy and Anita Biswas have installed a tea stall and an attached vegetable shop to earn better and butter for their survival. Lakhs of people lost their jobs during the lockdown which was imposed to curb COVID-19 pandemic.
Pratap Sarangi, Union Minister for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries on November 21 launched the logo of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana in Delhi on World Fisheries Day. During the event, Odisha was declared as the 'Best Marine State' for fisheries. Uttar Pradesh was given the tag of 'Best Performer in Inland Fisheries', by the centre's fisheries department.
Odisha government directed transport and police authorities to suspend licences of two wheeler riders for 3 months if seen riding without helmets. Odisha Transport Minister, Padmanabha Behera said, "Nobody wears helmets and most deaths are caused by riders who don't wear them. So we made this strict rule."
Phase-3 trial of Covaxin is very crucial, and this is the largest clinically phase-3 trial in India, said Dr. E Venkata Rao, Principal Investigator in the Covaxin human trial to ANI on November 21. He..