India records lowest deaths in 3 months

NEW DELHI, July 6:
With 553 fresh fatalities, India recorded the lowest daily death toll in around 90 days while 34,703 new cases of Coronavirus were reported, the lowest in 111 days, the Union Health Ministry said today.
With the fresh cases, the total tally of COVID-19 cases climbed to 3,06,19,932, while the death toll climbed to 4,03,281.
The active cases further declined to 4,64,357, the lowest in 101 days, and comprise 1.52 per cent of the total infections.
The national COVID-19 recovery rate has improved to 97.17 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.
A net decline of 17,714 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
Also, 16,47,424 tests were conducted on Monday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 42,14,24,881.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.11 per cent. It has been less than three per cent for 15 consecutive days, the ministry said, adding the weekly positivity rate has declined to 2.40 per cent.
Recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for the 54th consecutive day. (PTI)