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India reports more than 3.11 lakh of new Covid-19 cases, 4,077 deaths in 24 hours | India News

NEW DELHI: More than 4,000 people in India have died from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, while in a respite the number of new cases dropped marginally to 3.11 lakh.
With 3,11,170 new Covid-19 cases, India’s total case burden is now 2.46,84,077, according to Union Health Ministry data updated today at 8:00 am.

India reported 4,077 new deaths, bringing the national death toll to 2.70,284, according to ministry data.

The devastating second wave of Covid in India appears to have turned upside down. The 7-day average of daily cases has dropped for 7 days in a row, the positivity rate for the last week has dropped below 20%, and active cases have decreased by more than 1.5 lakh during this period.
Deaths can remain high for longer, although the average daily deaths have decreased in the past two days. The daily toll crossed the 4,000 mark again on Saturday.

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