From a study on whether currency notes can be potent carriers of the virus, to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with chief ministers to discuss a vaccine distribution plan - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic.
A Bank of England study found that risk of infection from banknotes is low.
An ICMR scientist told the Allahabad High Court that a vaccine will be available in the near future.
Prime Minister Modi said that the number of doses required and cost of vaccine is still unknown.
Meanwhile, Russia said its Sputnik V vaccine has over 90% efficacy as per second interim study.
Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.