New Cases Decline Even As Tally Tops 1 CroreDecember 21, 2020
The spread of Covid-19 in India continued to slow down officially even as the number of confirmed cases crossed 1 crore in the world’s second-most populous nation.
The south Asian nation reported 26,624 fresh infections in 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update at 8 a.m. on Dec. 20, adding to the 1 crore tally that it crossed on Saturday.
New infections have remained below 30,000 for the seventh straight day, a significant improvement from the daily tally of nearly 1 lakh reported in mid-September. Active cases have fallen below the 3.2-lakh mark.