India's Covid tally surges over 96.7 lakh; SII seeks vaccine approval; more

With 32,981 fresh Covid-19 infections, India's total cases increased to 96,77,203 on Monday. The toll has mounted to 1,40,573, and the total number of active cases is 3,96,729. Meanwhile, The Serum Institute of India (SII), which is conducting the India trials of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, has sought emergency use authorisation from the Indian drug reg more