In the fifth episode of 'Sunday Samvaad', the health minister also said the decision on emergency use authorisation for vaccines against the virus will depend on results of the clinical trials
India records 83,809 new cases, COVID-19 tally crosses 49 lakh; 5 states account for 60% of active cases, says health ministry
India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 49,30,236 while the toll climbed to 80,776 with 1,054 people succumbing to the disease in 24 hours, the health ministry's data showed.
Serum Institute of India has been chosen by Oxford University and its partner AstraZeneca to manufacture the COVID-19 vaccine
The UK aims to have 30 million doses of the vaccine ready by September if the human trial phase at Oxford University is successful.