With 368,147 infections in the last 24 hours, India reported a decline in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases on Monday. Notably, this is the second consecutive day the country observed a dip in cases after having crossed the 4 lakh milestone on Saturday.
Here are 10 points on the Covid situation:
- India logged in 3,417 Covid deaths on Monday taking the total tally of cases to 1,99,25,604. The total death toll now stands at 2,18,959. As the day progresses, India is likely to cross the 2 crore total cases mark today.
- India on Saturday recorded over 400,000 new Covid cases for the first time, the first country to do so in the pandemic beating the US who had registered 3.8 cases.
- In the past seven days alone, India has added 2,597,887 cases to its tally. India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7,30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and…