India records 12,584 new Covid-19 cases

New Delhi: With 12,584 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the lowest in nearly seven months, and 167 related deaths between Monday and Tuesday morning, India's tally has risen over 10.47 million, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Tuesday morning.

India, which has the second-highest number of cases in the world, has seen its daily tally of infections gradually ease from nearly 100,000 Covid-19 cases in September last year.

The country's death toll stands at 151,327, the health ministry's dashboard at 8am showed.

There have been less than 170 daily deaths for the last two days, data shows. The number of active cases of Covid-19 was at 216,558 and 18,385 people were cured of the viral disease in the last 24 hours, which have taken the recoveries in the country to 10,111,294 and the recovery rate to 96.48%. Asianet Online