- There has been a huge decline in the cases of corona in the country.
- There has been a 50 percent drop in three weeks after reaching the stage of Corona’s wave.
The rapid rise in Covid-19 cases during the second wave of Corona in India, which also affected the health infrastructure in the country. But now an equally steep decline is seen in cases of infection. In just three weeks, the average of seven days in daily cases has halved from the number recorded at the peak of infection on May 8.
Average cases fell below two lakhs on Saturday and stood at 1,95,183, which according to the data was around 50 percent of the peak of 3,91,263. The second wave saw a 50 percent reduction in average daily cases in half the time compared to the first wave of epidemics in the country.
India on Saturday reported fresh 1,65,918 cases of COVID-19, down from 1.74 lakh infections recorded a day earlier. This was the third consecutive day of less than two lakh daily cases in the country. Coronavirus cases continue to decline in almost all states of the Northeast. Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh recorded their highest number of daily cases at 1,007 and 497 respectively. Assam also recorded 5,613 fresh cases, which is close to the highest number of 6,573 reported on 20 May.
Tamil Nadu again reported the highest number of cases (30,016) and virus deaths (486) in the country. While the number of daily cases in the state has started declining after reaching a peak of 36,184 on May 21, the state had the highest death toll on Saturday. Also on Friday, 486 deaths were recorded in Tamil Nadu.