Covid update: Brazil rejects China’s vaccine; ICMR’s COVIRAP nod; pandal entry
From Brazil rejecting China’s vaccine to ICMR approving new testing kit, here are the top updates on coronavirus. Brazil’s Prime Minister Jair Bolsonaro said the government won’t buy China’s Sinovac vaccine. This comes a day after the country’s health minister said the vaccine will be used in nation’s immunization process. Meanwhile, ICMR approved an ‘economical’ testing kit COVIRAP. The testing kit, developed by researchers at IIT-Kharagpur, will cost around Rs 5,000. Also, Calcutta High Court eased restrictions over Durga Puja pandal entry. The high court allowed 45 people from organizers. The court had earlier denied entry to visitors in Durga Puja pandals. Watch the full video for more details on the pandemic.