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AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria says, India seeing 2nd Covid wave in some areas: Covid pandemic will continue in 2021

India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 40 lakh mark with a single-day spike of 86,432 new cases and 1,089 deaths rumored within the 24 hours.

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold at associate degree minacious rate within the country, All Republic of India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr. Randeep Guleria on Friday aforesaid that the daily coronavirus cases can still rise for a few a lot of months as the country is witnessing a second wave of COVID-19 in a number of the regions. Guleria aforesaid that the coronavirus pandemic is likely to continue until 2021. The pandemic can finish by next year and also the curve by then are going to be planar instead of rising sharply, he aforesaid during a televised interview.

India’s COVID-19 tally crossed the 40 lakh mark with a single-day spike of 86,432 new cases and 1,089 deaths rumored within the 24 hours. The full case tally as of Sabbatum, September 5 stands at 40,23,179 as well as 8,46,395 active cases, 31,07,223 cured or discharged or migrated and 69,561 deaths, in keeping with the info discharged by the Ministry of Health. The 5 worst-affected states include Maharashtra, state, Karnataka, state and state which comprise of the utmost range of active COVID caseload. COVID-19 immunizing agent Distribution Not Before middle 2021 Meanwhile, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) chief scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan aforesaid that the worldwide distribution of vaccines on a mass level against COVID-19 could present itself by mid-2021.

Covid pandemic will continue in 2021, India seeing 2nd Covid wave in some  areas: AIIMS chief Dr Randeep Guleria - India News

This expected timeline for the worldwide distribution of immunizing agent comes as there are numerous vaccine candidates that are in phase III clinical trial of the human clinical trials, that is predicted to be concluded by this year-end or early next year, Swaminathan adscititious. MHA Extends Lockdown Last month, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), has extended the coronavirus-related lockdown restricted to containment zones until 30 September.

The MHA released the detailed guidelines under ‘Unlock 4’ allowing resumption of Metro Rail services, social gatherings upto a hundred folks with social distancing, outside theatres. Schools, faculties and different establishments, swimming pools, cinema halls, theatres, and similar places can stay shut. Centre govt has conjointly taught states to not impose any native internment outside containment zones while not MHA approval and to permit free movement of individuals and product throughout the state.