The daily new cases recorded on Tuesday — 22,065 — were also the lowest in over five months. As many as 22,252 cases were reported on July 7, the ministry said.
The number of recoveries have crossed 94 lakhs (94,22,636), pushing the national recovery rate to over 95 per cent, which is “one of the highest in the world for countries with high caseload”, the ministry underlined.
With a high number of patients recovering every day and the sustained fall in the mortality rate, the country’s steady trend of decline in active cases continues, the ministry said.
There are 3,39,820 active cases of coronavirus infections as on Tuesday.
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