Published On: Tue, Nov 17th, 2020

Coronavirus cases in India drop to lowest since mid-July

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Daily coronavirus infections in India fell to their lowest since mid-July, with 29,163 new cases reported for the last 24 hours, taking the total to 8.87 million, the health ministry said on Tuesday.

Men wearing protective face masks on their chins, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, watch a video on a mobile phone as they sit at a second-hand motor parts market in the old quarters of Delhi, November 16, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Daily cases have fallen in India, the country with the second-highest number of infections behind the United States, since hitting a peak in September.

Indians celebrated Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, over the weekend, and experts have warned that the festival season could lead to a new spike.

Deaths rose by 449 over the last 24 hours, the ministry also said, with toll now at 130,519.

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: Reuters

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