India logs 10,126 fresh COVID 19 cases in 24 hrs, lowest in over 8 months
New Delhi : India on Tuesday recorded 10,126 fresh new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, this is the lowest rise in coronavirus cases in last 8 months.
With the addition of today's number of coronavirus cases, the total tally of India's cases stands at 3,43,77,113, while active caseload reached 1,40,638, which is the lowest in 263 days. The ministry further noted, “Active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.41%, lowest since March 2020."
The daily rise in coronavirus cases has stayed below 20,000 for the 32nd straight day; less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 135 consecutive days now.
The death toll reached 4,61,389 with 332 fresh fatalities in the same time span. Of the new 332 Covid-related deaths, 262 are from Kerala and 15 from Maharashtra.
The ministry noted that more than 70 per cent of deaths were reported in people with comorbidities. "Our figures are being reconciled with the Indian Council of Medical Research," the ministry said on its website, adding that state-wise distribution of figures is subject to further verification and reconciliation.