The downward trend in India’s coronavirus cases continued on Tuesday as 55,342 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in 24 hours taking the country’s Covid tally past 71.75 lakh, showed data shared by the Health Ministry.
Tuesday was the first time since August 18 (55,079) that India has reported around 55,000 cases in a day, and second day when the total new infections were under 70,000 since the September surge of around 90,000 cases a day.
With 77,760 new recoveries, active cases further came down to 8.38 lakh on Tuesday. The total number of fatalities associated with the viral infection shot to 1,09,856 with 706 people dying due to COVID-19 in 24 hours on Tuesday.
Here are the updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) cases:
Coronavirus News: Meghalaya Reported 67 New COVID-19 Cases, 4 Fatalities On Tuesday
At least 67 more people tested positive for coronavirus in Meghalaya on Tuesday, pushing the state’s tally to 7,841, an official said, reported news agency PTI. Four more persons have died due to COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the death count to 68, Health Services Director Aman War said. The new COVID-19 cases were reported from East Khasi Hills district (45), West Garo Hills (10), Ri Bhoi district (5), two cases each from North Garo Hills and South Garo Hills district, and one case each from East Jaintia Hills, South West Garo Hills and West Jaintia Hills district respectively.