Lowest in 45 days, India receives fresh 1,73,790 cases, 3,617 deaths recorded
At least 3,617 people have died from coronavirus disease in the last 24 hours, according to data updated at 8 a.m. According to the health ministry, 322,512 individuals have died as a result of the virus across the country.
On Saturday, the number of active cases in the country fell to 2,228,724 cases, accounting for 8.50 per cent of all infections. xx persons have recovered from the ailment, bringing India’s overall recovery rate to 90.3%.
For the 16th day in a row, official data shows that viral infection recoveries have outnumbered daily new cases. A day earlier, the recovery rate had settled at 90.34 percent. According to the union health ministry, the country’s weekly positive rate is 10.42 percent.
The country is on the downswing of the second wave of Covid-19, officials declared on Friday, after experiencing its worst-ever health catastrophe in independent India’s history. Daily cases and deaths have started to decline.
“We are on a downswing of the second wave of Covid-19 and believe that it will be sustained even when restrictions are significantly relaxed,” the ministry said.