As per the Health Ministry's data, the number of COVID-19 cases in India had been 18,088 on Wednesday placing overall number at 1.03 crore cases altogether. Fresh infections on Wednesday were 10% higher than on Tuesday. The number of deaths recorded was 264 while the total fatalities reached upto 1,50,114.
UK strain of new virus has made 73 people positive till now in India. As per the statement from Govt, COVID-19 vaccine can be rolled out within 10 days from the emergency use authorisation date, based on dry run feedback.
On the other hand, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancelled his visit to India. It happend due to increasing cases in the UK & announcement of lockdown at the same time. Mr. Johnson was about to be the chief guest for upcoming Republic Day parade in New Delhi.