Bharat Biotech has submitted phase 3 trial data for the Covaxin to the Drug Controller General of India. The drug regulator’s Subject Expert Committee will meet on Tuesday to discuss the matter, reports said.
India reported 42,640 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking its overall count of infections since the pandemic broke out in January 2020 to 2,99,77,861. The number of active cases stood at 6,62,251. The country’s toll rose by 1,167 to 3,89,302.
Globally, the coronavirus disease has infected over 17.87 crore people and killed more than 38.7 lakh since the pandemic broke out in December 2019, according to Johns Hopkins University.
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