India reports 9,119 new COVID 19 cases, 396 deaths in last 24 hours
- The death count increased to 4,66,584 with 396 new fatalities
- The active cases in India now stand at 1,11,481
- For 47 straight days the country has been reporting below 20,000 new infections daily
Union health ministry on Thursday said that India reported 9,119 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday, pushing the cumulative national tally to 3,45,35,763. The death count increased to 4,66,584 with 396 new fatalities.
The active cases in India now stand at 1,11,481, the lowest in 538 days, according to the health ministry. For 47 straight days the country has been reporting below 20,000 new infections daily.
Meanwhile, the Union Health Ministry has written to 13 states and union territories, expressing concerns over declining weekly testing rates and spiking positivity rates in some districts.
Meanwhile, Delhi reported 35 COVID-19 cases at a positivity rate of 0.06 per cent, while zero deaths were recorded due to the infection, according to data shared by the Health Department here on Thursday.
The national capital has recorded four deaths due to COVID-19 so far in November. Four people had succumbed to the viral disease in October and five in September.