New Delhi: India recorded its lowest daily cases in about four months on Monday, with 30,548 infections detected in the last 24 hours. The country’s total tally reached 88, 45, 127, including 4,65,478 active cases and 82,49,579 recoveries. Also Read - Ladakh: Civil Society Calls For Week-long Lockdown, Essential Services Allowed | Details Here
The recovery rate has improved to 93.09 per cent. On the other hand, the cumulative death toll reached 1,30,070 after 435 people succumbed to the disease in a day. Also Read - Maharashtra Makes Covid-19 Negative Report Mandatory For Travellers From Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa, Guajrat
The health ministry has reiterated that India continues to have one of the lowest cases per million population globally. “Fifteen States and Union Territories have cases per million lower than the national average”, it added. Also Read - Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi Passes Away at 84 After Long Battle With Illness
Notably, India reported less than 50,000 new daily cases for the ninth continuous day. The last time daily new cases crossed the 50,000-threshold was on November 7.
The country’s COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 30 lakh on August 23, and 40 lakh on September 5. It went past 50 lakh on September 16, 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, and crossed 80 lakh on October 29.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 12,56,98,525 samples have been tested up to November 15 with 8,61,706 being tested on Sunday.