A further eight states reported fewer than 100 new infections(Sunil Ghosh /HT Photo)
A further eight states reported fewer than 100 new infections(Sunil Ghosh /HT Photo)

India's daily tally of new Covid-19 cases less than 10,000 first time since June 9

While these numbers correspond to tests done on a Sunday, when less testing is done, they underscore the trend that the outbreak has been receding.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:09 AM IST

There were 9,975 new cases of Covid-19 in India, data from across the country showed on Monday, the first time this number was below 10,000 since June 9.

While these numbers correspond to tests done on a Sunday, when less testing is done, they underscore the trend that the outbreak has been receding. Sikkim reported no new case while seven other states recorded fewer than 10.

A further eight states reported fewer than 100 new infections and only two states – Maharashtra and Kerala – had more than 1,000 new infections. Delhi recorded 161 cases.

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