Published On: Wed, Dec 2nd, 2020

India’s coronavirus cases continue to decline with 36,600

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has maintained a declining trend in coronavirus infections with 36,604 new cases reported in the past 24 hours, the total cases mounted to 94,99,413.

An Indian man wearing a face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus walks on a street in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. India has more than 9 million cases of coronavirus, second behind the United States. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

The cases declined by 32% in November as compared to October, according to the Health Ministry. For more than three weeks, India’s single-day cases have remained below 50,000.

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said new cases were declining consistently after peaking in mid-September at nearly 100,000 per day. .

The capital New Delhi has also seen a dip in daily infections. It reported 4,006 new cases in the past 24 hours.

India reported 501 additional deaths, raising total fatalities to 138,122.

In an effort to stop the virus from spreading, the Home Ministry has allowed states to impose local restrictions.

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

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