India reports lowest number of coronavirus cases in four months

India reported 30,093 new Covid cases in the past 24 hours. This is the lowest in 125 days. Overall, the country had recorded around 3.12 crore infections and over four lakh deaths since the outbreak in January last year.

Up to 45,254 patients have recovered during the past 24 hours, bringing down India’s active caseload to 4,06,130, the lowest in 117 days. The number of deaths reported in the past 24 hours is 374, the lowest since 31 March.

The number of recoveries now stands at 3,03,53,710 across the country. The overall recovery rate for Covid in India has now increased to 97.37 per cent.

While the weekly positivity rate — 2.06 per cent — remains below 5 per cent, the daily figure has stayed below 3 per cent for 29 consecutive days now.