As per the data released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India on November 25 reported single-day spike of 44,376 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours. 481 deaths in the same period, pushing the COVID-19 toll in the country to 1,34,699. India's confirmed cases of coronavirus stand at 92,22,217 which include 4,44,746 active infections. More than 86,42,771 people have recovered from the virus with 37,816 new discharges in last 24 hours. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 11,59,032 samples were tested on November 24. Cumulative samples tested for COVID-19 till November 24 are 13,48,41,307.
From a study on whether currency notes can be potent carriers of the virus, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with chief ministers to discuss a vaccine distribution plan - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. A Bank of England study found that risk of infection from banknotes is low. An ICMR scientist told the Allahabad High Court that a vaccine will be available in the near future. Prime Minister Modi said that the number of doses required and cost of vaccine is still unknown. Meanwhile, Russia said its Sputnik V vaccine has over 90% efficacy as per second interim study. Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.
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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..