India records dip in new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi: The number of new coronavirus infections reported in a day dropped below 30,000 after four months, taking India’s COVID-19 caseload to 8.87 million, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

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The last time India reported less than 30,000 COVID-19 cases was on July 15.

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The total coronavirus cases mounted to 8,874,290 with 29,163 infections being reported in a day while the death toll climbed to 130,519 with 449 new fatalities, the data updated at 8am showed.

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The number of people who have recovered from the disease surged to 8,290,370 while the number of active cases remained below 500,000 for the seventh consecutive day.

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There are 453,401 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 5.11 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

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The 449 new fatalities include 99 from Delhi, 60 from Maharashtra, 53 from West Bengal, 26 from Chhattisgarh, 22 from Punjab and 21 from Uttar Pradesh.

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The health ministry stressed that more than 70 per cent of the deaths occurred due to comorbidities.

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