Covid update: Health package for northeast; UK’s nod to Moderna jabs for kids

UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2021 07:57 AM IST

Rs. 1300 crore health package has been announced for northeast states to tackle pandemic. India administered at least 8.82 million vaccine doses in a single day. Malls in Maharashtra shut again after the government mandate to operate with fully vaccinated staff. New Zealand announced a 3-day lockdown after identifying a single covid case. Assam allows inter-district movement of passengers after a halt of 3 months. UK’s health regulator approved Moderna’s vaccine for children aged 12-17 years. Watch the full video to know all the top updates on the pandemic.

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