New Delhi: India’s daily new COVID-19 caseload dropped below 19,000 after 6 months, the Union Health Ministry update said on Sunday.
A total of 18,732 new COVID-19 cases were added to the national tally in the last 24 hours. The new added
cases were 18,653 on July 1.
India’s total cctive COVID-19 caseload has fallen to 2.78 lakh (2,78,690) on Sunday. This is the lowest after
170 days. The total active cases were 2,76,682 on July 10.
The country has reported a trend of sustained decrease in the number of active cases. India’s present active caseload consists of just 2.74 per cent of India’s total positive cases.
A total of 21,430 cases recovered and discharged in the last 24 hours. This has led to a net decline of 2,977 from the total active caseload.
The total recovered cases stand at 97,61,538. The gap between recovered cases and active cases, that is steadily increasing, is nearing 95 lakhs and presently stands at 94,82,848.
The difference in the new recoveries outnumbering new cases has also improved the recovery rate to 95.82 per cent on Sunday. This difference is continuously growing as the recoveries outpace the daily new cases.