Coronavirus: India reports sharp decline in daily infections with 120,529 new COVID-19 cases
India reported 120,529 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, its lowest daily spike since April 7.
India saw yet another dip in the daily Covid-19 cases on Saturday reporting 1,20,529 new cases and 3,380 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Health Ministry. India now has 2,86,94,879 total cases and death toll of 3,44,082.
While the number of active cases was recorded below 20 lakh for the fifth consecutive day, the data updated at 8 am showed. The daily new cases are the lowest in 58 days, the ministry said.
The number of recoveries continues to outnumber daily new cases for 23 consecutive days. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 2,67,95,549.
The active case count has reduced to 15,55,248 comprising 5.73% of the total infections, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate has improved to 93.08%, Health Ministry said adding that a net decline of 77,420 cases was recorded in the virus count in a span of 24 hours.
A total of 20,84,421 tests were conducted on Thursday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for the detection of Covid-19 in the country to 36,11,74,142.
As of Friday, 22,78,60,317 people have been vaccinated and the case fatality rate stands at 1.19%.
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