According to data published by the Union Health Ministry, India recorded 1,00,636 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 61 days, bringing the total number of infections to 2,89,09,975, while the number of active cases fell to 14,01,609.
The death toll from the coronavirus has dropped to 3,49,186, with 2,427 new fatalities, the lowest in 45 days, according to figures updated at 8 a.m.
On April 6, a total of 96,982 new cases were recorded in a 24-hour period. Additionally, 15,87,589 tests were completed on Sunday, bringing the total number of COVID-19 tests completed in the country to 36,63,34,111, with a daily Positive rate of 6.34 percent.
According to the ministry, it has been less than 10% for 14 days in a row. The weekly optimism rating has fallen to 6.21 percent.
Meanwhile, certain sections of India have begun the process of cautiously resuming operations that were halted two months ago when the second wave of coronavirus cases began to spread. The ‘unlocking’ comes as the number of Covid cases has steadily decreased in recent weeks.
Shops in malls, markets, market complexes, freestanding businesses, and neighborhood shops in Delhi opened with odd-even and timing constraints. The Delhi Metro, which had been shut down since May 10, has reopened with a 50% capacity. Private offices are permitted to employ up to 50% of their workforce.