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India sees 67.5k new Covid cases, 1,332 deaths
Despite a marginal rise since Tuesday, it seems that the second wave is on a waning cycle. Although, Wednesday’s case count of 67,549 was slightly higher than the fresh cases reported a day earlier; it is much lower than over 90,000 cases reported on last Wednesday. Wednesday also saw 1,332 deaths which are lower than Tuesday’s tally of 1459 deaths.
Covid-19: Decision to extend gap between doses was unanimous, says govt
The decision to increase the gap between two doses of Covishield vaccine from 4-6 weeks to 12-16 weeks was “unanimous” and based on studies that showed that a longer interval resulted in higher efficacy, the government’s top advisory group on immunisation said on Wednesday.