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Active cases decrease for the fifth consecutive day | India News


NEW DELHI: Active Covid-19 cases in India continued to fall for the fifth day in a row and daily cases remained below 40,000 for the fourth day in a row on Wednesday, even as the country’s total number of cases passed the 95 mark. lakh.
However, after staying below 500 for five days, deaths were 500 or more for the second day in a row on Wednesday. At 533, Wednesday’s daily death toll was the second highest since Nov. 20, when 563 casualties were reported.
Active cases fell by more than 6,000 on Wednesday, continuing the trend of discharges outnumbering new cases over the past five days.
Since November 27, active cases have dropped by nearly 33,000, indicating that fears of a second wave of pandemic after Diwali in the wake of the festival fever have yet to come true. With 37,716 new cases, the number of Covid cases in India stands at 95,34,800. Up to 533 recent deaths have claimed a balance of 1,38,635.

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