The death toll from the pandemic climbed to 4,52,811 with 160 new fatalities.
There is a need for more studies in different and special populations which will help us build an evidence base for the need for the next boost, the experts suggested.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 26 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 115 consecutive days now.
Those in flood relief camps should strictly maintain COVID-appropriate behaviour, the Kerala Government urged, adding that any laxity in adhering to the protocol would fuel the spread of the infection.
The mix-and-match approach may help those who got the first Covid jab of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and provide flexibility to doctors and other vaccinators, NYT reported.
With this, the number of active COVID cases in the state fell to 83,184. Of the new cases, 6,331 contracted the virus through contact while 34 came from outside the state.
The death toll climbed to 4,52,290 with 166 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.
Statins are a recommended and common intervention for preventing cardiovascular events by reducing levels of lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood.
In the study, the researchers showed that both Delta and Delta Plus infect lung cells with higher efficiency than the original virus.
Moderna has presented a data showing a sudden rise in the proportion of vaccinated people getting COVID-19 in July and August, seven months after the vaccine rollout began.