New Delhi: Daily Covid-19 cases in India will start to decline after February 15, said official Government sources on Monday.
“Covid cases in the country will decline after February 15. The cases have started reducing and stabilising in some States and metro cities,” quoting sources news agency ANI reported.
Stressing that Covid-19 vaccination has reduced the impact of the third wave, the government sources further added, “Union Health Ministry is coordinating with States and Union Territories. 74 per cent of the adult population is fully vaccinated.”
India on Monday reported a decline in the daily Covid-19 infections as the country logged 3,06,064 new Covid-19 cases with a positivity rate of over 20 per cent, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
As per government data, new infections were 27,469 less than that reported on Sunday. However, the daily positivity rate rose to 20.75 per cent from 17.78 per cent yesterday.
The ministry has said that India’s active caseload currently stands at 22,49,335. It accounts for 5.69 per cent of the total cases. The government data shows that 439 people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours. The death toll is now at 4,89,848. The case fatality rate is 1.24 per cent.