Coronavirus live news: India’s cases surging as deadly second wave spreads

India records 145,384 new Covid-19 cases and 794 deaths, the highest number of fatalities in more than five months

8.51am BST

China’s Covid-19 vaccines output could reach more than 3 billion doses by the end of 2021, a National Health Commission official said on Saturday.

Reuters reports that Zheng Zhongwei, who also heads a team coordinating the country’s vaccine development projects, made the comment at an industry event in the city of Chengdu.

8.42am BST

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Source: The Guardian
Coronavirus live news: India’s cases surging as deadly second wave spreads