Pelosi , Hoyer and Clyburn have led the Democratic caucus for the last 14 years. It's the first time Democrats are holding their leadership elections virtually, because of the coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to colleagues on Monday, Pelosi sought to emphasize the need for Democrats to build consensus and craft legislation that is "respectful of the thinking and values of all members".
The test works by swirling the self-collected sample swab in a vial that is then placed in the test unit. The U.S. gave the greenlight for the first COVID-19 diagnostic kit for self-testing at home, adding an additional tool to battle the pandemic as nationwide testing capabilities come under more strain.
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have reported the highest number of cases. This week's death was a male in the 75 to 84 age range who had been hospitalized at the time of his death, health department spokesperson George Diepenbrock said.
Amazon today announced two new pharmacy offerings in the United States through which customers can purchase their prescription medications. "We understand the importance of access to affordable medication, and we believe Prime members will find tremendous value with the new Amazon Prime prescription savings benefit", said Jamil Ghani, VP, Amazon Prime, in a release.
The Moderna vaccine reduced the risk of Covid-19 infection by 94.5%. COVAXIN , which is India's first indigenous COVID vaccine, is developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
This brings the totals to 2,706 confirmed cases, 2,224 resolved, 361 active cases, 12 people hospitalized, and 121 deaths. More than 44,800 tests were completed in the previous 24 hours, but there are still 39,767 cases that remain under investigation.