India sees 85% decline in new Covid cases after 75 days, says Health Ministry


Health worker collect swab sample for Covid-19 testing at Shastri park in New Delhi on Sunday June 13, 2021.(Photo: Wasim Sarvar/IANS)

NEW DELHI, June 15 (The Statesman/ANN) - The Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that India has witnessed a decline in daily Covid cases by up to 85 per cent since the highest daily tally was registered on May 7.

Joint Secretary, Health, Lav Agarwal, said. “We are witnessing a continued reduction in daily cases after 75 days which indicates an overall decline in infection rate.”

“Observing the decline of Covid cases per day, we have analysed that India has witnessed around 85 per cent reduction in daily cases, which is a big development for all of us but we have to continue work on strict Covid behaviour,” Agarwal added.

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