Published On: Tue, Oct 20th, 2020

India posts lowest daily new coronavirus cases in nearly three months

MUMBAI (Reuters) – India posted its lowest daily coronavirus caseload in nearly three months, data from the health ministry showed on Tuesday, as new cases maintained decreasing trend from a peak in September.

Commuters wait on a stalled suburban train during a power outage in Mumbai, India, October 12, 2020.

The country reported 46,790 new infections in the last 24 hours, taking its tally to nearly 7.6 million – the second highest behind the United States. It also reported 587 deaths, taking the total to 115,197.

Experts have warned that infections could rise in India as the holiday season nears, with celebrations for the Hindu festivals of Durga Puja and Diwali due this month and in mid-November, respectively.


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