India Sees Fewest New Covid Cases Since April 1, Deaths At Nearly 4,000
India reported 70,421 new COVID-19 cases and 3,921 new deaths today. The daily case count has been on a downward trajectory. The country has so far reported a total of 2,95,10,410 cases and 3,74,305 deaths.
India’s daily test positivity rate – number of positive cases identified per 100 – continues to decline. For the seventh straight day, it was below the 5 per cent mark at 4.71.
With coronavirus numbers in Delhi dropping to a three-month low, all market activities are allowed from today, but with certain restrictions as part of the phased unlock plan of the Delhi government.
Weekly markets have also been allowed but with 50 per cent vendors and only one market per day will function in each municipal zone. Salons can open but spas will remain shut.
Government offices can open with full capacity, private offices with 50 per cent capacity. Delhi Metro and buses will run at 50 per cent capacity.
Schools, colleges and educational institutions will remain shut.
Here are the Live Updates on India Coronavirus (Covid-19 Cases) Cases:
Over the past few days, Maharashtra has been revising its Covid death numbers to reflect data that came in with some lapse of time. This exercise over the past 12 days has resulted in the state’s overall pandemic-related mortality zooming by over 8,800 to 1.08 lakh now.
This massive data reconciliation exercise since June 1 has seen deaths being reported with a delay from Pune, Thane, Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar, and Yavatmal. Of these, the first three alone reported 1,368, 1,167, and 503 updates, a government statement said.
Overall, the highest single-day highest reconciled data was on Friday at 2,213, according to the statement.
Over the past few days, Maharashtra has been revising its Covid death numbers to reflect data that came in with some lapse of time. This exercise over the past 12 days has resulted in the state’s overall pandemic-related mortality zooming by over 8,800 to 1.08 lakh now. Read here.
Chhattisgarh’s COVID-19 tally mounted to 9,86,963 on Sunday as 459 people tested positive for the infection, while six fresh fatalities took the count to 13,317, PTI reported.