India reports 92,596 fresh cases

India reported 92,596 new cases COVID-19 cases and 2,219 new deaths today. The country has so far reported a total of 2,90,89, 069 cases and 3,53,528 deaths.

The positivity rate – number of positive cases identified per 100 – stood at 4.67 per cent. It was the second straight day that India reported a positivity rate below 5 per cent.

Tamilnadu added 18,023 new daily cases, followed by Kerala with 15,567, while Maharashtra added 10,891 and Karnataka had 9,808 cases.

Delhi, which began ‘unlocking’ from Monday, reported 316 new cases in the last 24 hours, and logged 41 deaths over the same time period.

Among the northeastern states, Tripura added most cases in a day at 625, while Manipur reported most deaths at 12.