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New Delhi: India has proactively engaged with companion nations within the joint battle towards the novel coronavirus since March, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Anurag Srivastava mentioned on Friday.

While talking at his weekly press briefing, Srivastava mentioned: “Since March 2020, India has been proactively engaged with partner countries in our joint fight against Covidc-19 and this includes the supply of medicines, diagnostic kits, and medical equipment.”

He knowledgeable that India has organised numerous on-line coaching programmes for testing and case administration, as a part of vaccine growth efforts.

“We have organised training programmes on clinical trials for neighbouring countries in which nearly 90 experts from eight countries have participated. We stand ready to expand these cooperation programmes with other interested countries,” the MEA spokesperson mentioned.

Srivastava additionally highlighted the briefing of members on India’s administration of COVID-19, vaccine growth programmes, software program and associated problems with vaccine supply system, and worldwide cooperation in that regard.

“As regards the tour, it will be organised later this month. It is open for all heads of missions and representatives of international organisations, and the participants will be visiting institutions in Pune where they can see first-hand institutions engaged in Covid-19 related research and vaccine development programmes,” he added.

The coronavirus instances in India crossed the 84-lakh mark after 47,638 new infections had been reported up to now 24 hours, in line with the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s knowledge on Friday.

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