India records lowest new covid cases in 18 months

New Delhi, 24 November

According to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday, India added 9,283 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of COVID cases in the country to 3,45,35,763, while the active cases came down to 1,11,481, a record 537 days. in the lowest.

The death toll rose to 4,66,584 with 437 fresh deaths, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The daily increase in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 47 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 150 consecutive days.

The ministry said that active cases comprise 0.32 per cent of the total infections, which is the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID recovery rate has been recorded at 98.33 per cent, the highest since March 2020.

A decrease of 2,103 cases has been registered in the active Covid caseload in the 24-hour period. PTI