Asia Today: India's virus cases, deaths surge again

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Tuesday reported more than 18,000 new virus cases and 400 deaths after an Indian company said it would start clinical trials of a potential vaccine.

Bharat Biotech said it had received government permission to go ahead with the first two phases of clinical trials after initial studies demonstrated...

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COVID-19: Positive cases to cross 5.5 lakh mark in India
COVID-19 cases continue to speed up in the country. In the last 24 hours 19,459 people tested positive for novel coronavirus and 380 people lost the battle in the fight against the virus. Positive cases in India stand at 5,48,318, of which 2,10,120 are active along with 16,475 deaths. So far, 3,21,723 people have been cured/discharged/migrated in the country. In the last 24 hours, 21 more Border Security Force personnel have also tested positive for COVID-19 and 18 have recovered. There are 305 active cases and 655 personnel have recovered till date in the BSF. Total number of samples tested in the country reaches 83,98,362. Indian Council of Medical Research reported testing of 1,70,560 samples on June 28.

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