India records 22,842 new COVID-19 cases, 6% lower than yesterday

India reported 22,842 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, a slight decrease of six per cent from yesterday. At least 244 deaths were also recorded in the country due to the coronavirus, which took the death count to 4,48,817.

India’s active cases account for less than 1 per cent of total infections, currently at 0.80 per cent — lowest since March 2020. The active case count stands at 2,70,557, lowest in 199 days.