India reports 32,906 COVID cases in 24 hours, lowest since March 16

New Delhi: In the last 24 hours, India reported 32,906 COVID cases, the lowest since March 16, according to data from the Health Ministry of India.

As per the data, the country’s active caseload has declined to 4.32 lakh. The recovery rate has increased to 97.28 per cent, the ministry data stated.

The health ministry said 2,020 deaths were reported on Monday. Madhya Pradesh added 1,478 previously uncounted deaths to its tally. Maharashtra reported 148 deaths while Kerala had 100.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will have a virtual meeting with the Chief Ministers of the eight Northeastern states on Tuesday to discuss the COVID situation in the region. More than three out of every five districts that reported a test positivity rate of more than 10 per cent over the past week are in the Northeast.

Data tracked by the Health Ministry show that of the 58 districts that reported a positivity rate higher than 10 per cent between July 5 and July 11, as many as 37 were from the Northeast.


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