Continuing the trend of contraction of coronavirus cases, India’s COVID-19 active caseload mounted to 3,32,002 comprising 3.34 per cent of the total number of infections reported in the country, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
A total 26,382 people were found to be infected with COVID-19 in India in a single day, as per the Health ministry’s latest data update on Wednesday. During the same period, the country also registered 33,813 new recoveries ensuring a net decline of 7,818 cases in the active caseload.
“India has recorded less than 40,000 daily new cases since the last 17 days,” the ministry underlined.
The figure of new cases per million population in India in the last seven days — 147 — is one of the lowest in the world, it said. Total recoveries have surpassed 94.5 lakhs (94,56,449).