For the last few days, India has been witnessing a declining trend in the daily COVID-19 cases. However, the infection count is still over 3 lakh. At least 3.29 lakh persons tested positive in the country in the last 24 hours, pushing the overall tally of COVID-19 cases to over 2.26 crore.
The single day rise in new coronavirus infections in India fell to 3.29 lakh after 14 days taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,29,92,517, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
The last seven days were reportedly the lethal period since the pandemic outbreak in India. More than 27000 persons succumbed to Covid-19 last week and 27.4 lakh cases detected during the period. The daily cases however dropped below 4 lakh for the first time in 5 days as single-day infections stood at 3,66,902 in the country on Sunday. The country witnessed deaths of 3754 people due to Covid in last 24 hours
Witnessing a decline, India on Monday recorded 3,66,161 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours with 3,754 fatalities, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
The fatal Black Fungus disease also known as Mucormycosis has now also been reported from patients in the State Capital city of Odisha.
Covid positive test report is no more mandatory for admission into a COVID health facility. Union Health Ministry on Saturday revised the National Policy for admission of Covid patients in hospitals.
India logged as many as 4,03,738 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the overall virus tally to 2.22 crore. Daily deaths remained over 4000. It is the fifth time after May 1 that India saw over 4 lakh daily infections and over 4,000 deaths for the second straight day. India's active caseload stood at 37,36,648 while 2,42,362 people have died of the disease.
It is the fifth time after May 1 that India has crossed the four-lakh-mark of new Covid cases. On Friday, India recorded the highest ever 4,14,188 cases.
Twelve states accounted for 80.68 per cent of India's over 37.23 lakh active coronavirus cases, according to official data.
India has recorded 4,187 deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours -- the highest so far, along with 4,01,078 fresh cases, taking the total number of cases in the country to 2,18,92,676, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.