The coronavirus count goes past 17.4 million, with a death toll of over 313,000; the New cluster forces New South Wales to go under a lockdown.
1. Moderna vaccina, gets US FDA’s nod as cases rise in the nation.
2. Fresh 249,709 COVID-19 infections recorded in the US.
3. India becomes the second nation to surpass 10 million COVID infections.
4. Australia’s New South Wales goes under lockdown.
US Coronavirus count crosses 17.4 million with a death toll over 313,000:
The United States stated 249,709 new coronavirus instances and 2,814 virus-associated deaths on Friday, the maximum recorded in a single day because of the beginning of the pandemic, in step with facts from Johns Hopkins University. The national totals now stand at 17,459,296 instances and 313,588 fatalities, in step with JHU. The totals consist of instances from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and different US territories, and repatriated instances.
US FDA approves second COVID-19 vaccine, as the situation turns grim:
The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday night time authorized a 2nd COVID-19 vaccine for an emergency. The FDA had signaled it might difficulty the authorization speedy for Moderna‘s vaccine candidate after the agency’s vaccine advisers voted Thursday to advocate approval.
India, the second worst-affected nation, surpasses 10 million COVID-19 cases:
India exceeded 10 million showed coronavirus instances Saturday after including 25,152 new infections from the beyond 24 hours, in step with the nation’s Health Ministry. India is the second nation to hit 10 million instances, after the United States, which has stated extra than 17.4 million infections, in step with Johns Hopkins University.
Mysterious cluster leads to a lockdown in Australia’s New South Wales:
New South Wales introduced a lockdown for the Northern Beaches area starting at five p.m. (1 a.m. ET) Saturday till subsequent Thursday, in step with an information launch from NSW Health. This comes because the range of coronavirus instances associated with a thriller cluster withinside the place rose to 38 on Saturday. Of the cluster, 15 instances are related to the Avalon RSL Beach Club, 23 instances are related to the Avalon Bowling Club, and numerous sufferers attended each venue, NSW added.