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Covid update: Vaccine good news; Delhi fresh spike; India pollution factor

Oct 27, 2020 01:07 IST
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From a fresh spike in cases in Delhi, to the challenge of rising air pollution in India - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. Delhi saw 2,800+ new cases within a span of 24 hours, taking the active case tally past 25,700. Pollution may complicate India’s fight against the pandemic, with reports citing a study which said that even a slight increase in levels of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 was associated with a spike in Covid death rate. In international news, Russia, which was the first nation to clear a Covid vaccine, saw its highest 1-day rise in cases. 17,300+ new cases were recorded in the European nation on October 26, as per reports. Daily cases in the United States of America continue to be high with Presidential candidate Joe Biden accusing his rival, incumbent President Donald Trump of giving up in the fight against the pandemic. Watch the full video for the other updates regarding the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.

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