India reports 114460 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in 2 months

A health worker collects a swab sample from a factory worker for the Covid-19 test

Over the last few days, India's fresh Covid cases have seen downward trend, maintaining over one lakh infections every 24 hours, while the deaths have also remained about the 3,000 mark.

Today's total is down from the 744 new cases confirmed on Saturday and the 1,033 infections reported last Sunday.

India's overall tally of Covid-19 cases now stands at 2,88,09,339 with 14,77,799 active cases and 3,46,759 deaths so far.

The rolling seven-day average of new cases is now 791, down from 1,154 last week and 1,878 two weeks ago.

The number of recoveries continue to outnumber daily new cases for 23 consecutive days.

The Ministry of Health says current data provided to the province indicates that there are 545 COVID-19 patients in Ontario hospitals with 510 in intensive care units. Since then, the new COVID cases rose exponentially and reached their peak at over 4.5 lakh in May starting. The weekly positivity rate now stands at 6.89% while the daily positivity rate further diped to 5.78%, less than 10% for 12 consecutive days.

The daily positivity rate further dipped to 5.78 per cent, less than 10 per cent for the 12th consecutive day, the ministry said, adding that the weekly positivity rate has declined to 6.89 per cent.

To date, 9,992,575 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Ontario.

There were three new deaths reported Saturday, bringing the toll to 577.

India registered 1,20,529 COVID-19 cases which took the total cases in the country to 2,86,94,879. Of these 20,84,421 samples were tested on Friday.