Active cases in India fall below 900,000
India has been recording more recoveries than the daily new cases addition for the last six days reducing the active case tally by over 51,000. The overall active case tally has now fallen below 900,000, 22 days after crossing the 1 million mark.
India recorded less than 1,000 deaths every day for six straight days
The overall death toll for India currently stands at 105,526. The country had been adding over 1,000 deaths for the most part of the last month. However, in a positive development, India recorded less than 1,000 deaths daily for the last six days.
Brazil crossed 5 million cases
Brazil, the third worst-hit country in the world has now crossed 5 million reported cases. The third country to achieve this grim milestone, Brazil took 221 days to cross 5 million cases as compared to 185 days and 229 days taken by the US and India respectively.