India's Covid cases drop below 1 lakh

Chennai: India had a significant drop in Covid cases falling below 1 lakh as on Monday the country reported 3,846 cases in the last 24 hrs. According to Union health ministry data, the recovered cases were 1,99,054, and the Covid deaths recorded to 895 taking the total death toll to 5,02,874.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 7.25 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 9.18 per cent, the ministry said.  A reduction of 1,16,073 cases has been recorded in the active Covid caseload in a span of 24 hours taking its total tally to 4,22,72,014. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,06,60,202, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.19 per cent, it said.