Coronavirus live updates: 586,298 active cases now in India
By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 04, Aug 2020, 12:04 pm IST | UPDATED: 04, Aug 2020, 12:04 pm IST
: Indias Covid-19 tally increased to 18,55,745 with 52,050 people testing positive for coronavirus infection in a day, while the recoveries crossed the 12 lakh mark in Tuesday, according to the Union health ministry data. The death toll due to Covid-19 climbed to 38,938 with 803 fresh fatalities being reported in 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Regeneron Pharmaceutical Inc said on Monday that the Covid 19 antibody drug combination it is developing both prevented and treated the disease in rhesus macaques and hamsters, adding to hope that it might work for people.the us biotech company said in the animal study, which has not yet been peer reviewed, that the cocktails of two monoclonal antibodies was able to almost completely block establishment of virus infection.
The total coronavirus cases in india have surged to 1,855,745 while the death toll has climbed to 38,938 as per the data released by the Health Ministry. Worldwide, the pandemic has now taken nearly 7 lakh lives, with 18 million confirmed cases.