Photos: India’s daily Covid-19 cases stay below 70,000 for a week

India has seen a decline in the cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) over the last week. The number of fresh single-day infections has not crossed the 70,000 mark since October 12. But with the onset of winter and several upcoming festivals, the government has asked citizens to exercise caution for preventing a surge in cases. India’s current coronavirus tally stands at 7,494,551 cases and 114,064 deaths.

Updated On Oct 18, 2020 11:26 AM IST
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A health worker collects a swab sample from a man for Covid-19 test at Goregaon (E) in Mumbai on October 16. The cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) have shown signs of decline across India in the last week as the number of fresh infections did not cross the 70,000 mark since October 12. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 11:26 AM IST

A health worker collects a swab sample from a man for Covid-19 test at Goregaon (E) in Mumbai on October 16. The cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) have shown signs of decline across India in the last week as the number of fresh infections did not cross the 70,000 mark since October 12. (Satyabrata Tripathy / HT Photo)

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Students undergo thermal screening while entering a Government Senior Secondary School (GSSS) in Gurugram on October 15. According to daily data released by the Union health ministry, India recorded the lowest number of daily cases this week on October 13 with 55,342 infections. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 11:26 AM IST

Students undergo thermal screening while entering a Government Senior Secondary School (GSSS) in Gurugram on October 15. According to daily data released by the Union health ministry, India recorded the lowest number of daily cases this week on October 13 with 55,342 infections. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

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A worker chemically disinfects an auditorium at Miraj Maximum Cinema, in Gurugram on October 14. A number of states across the country have shown a dip in the number of Covid-19 cases as the economy moved towards further unlocking this week --Haryana, Mizoram, Nagaland, Goa and Sikkim among them. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 11:26 AM IST

A worker chemically disinfects an auditorium at Miraj Maximum Cinema, in Gurugram on October 14. A number of states across the country have shown a dip in the number of Covid-19 cases as the economy moved towards further unlocking this week --Haryana, Mizoram, Nagaland, Goa and Sikkim among them. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

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Visitors at the State Central Library after it reopened on October 15 at Fort in Mumbai. The highest number of deaths were recorded on October 11 and October 16 with 918 and 895 fatalities respectively. Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh have seen a spike in fatalities this week. (Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 11:26 AM IST

Visitors at the State Central Library after it reopened on October 15 at Fort in Mumbai. The highest number of deaths were recorded on October 11 and October 16 with 918 and 895 fatalities respectively. Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh have seen a spike in fatalities this week. (Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)

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Travellers pictured at a railway station in New Delhi on October 17. India’s active cases of the coronavirus disease have dropped to below the 8,00,000-mark for the first time in one and a half months, the Union ministry of health and family welfare said on October 17. The active caseload is now only 10.70% of total positive cases. (Sajjad Hussain / AFP)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 11:26 AM IST

Travellers pictured at a railway station in New Delhi on October 17. India’s active cases of the coronavirus disease have dropped to below the 8,00,000-mark for the first time in one and a half months, the Union ministry of health and family welfare said on October 17. The active caseload is now only 10.70% of total positive cases. (Sajjad Hussain / AFP)

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A Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation employee issues a challan to a commuter for not wearing face mask in Kalyan on October 15. The government has however asked citizens to exercise caution as elections, festive season and winters pose a risk and can lead to a surge in the number of cases of the coronavirus disease. (Rishikesh Choudhary / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 11:26 AM IST

A Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation employee issues a challan to a commuter for not wearing face mask in Kalyan on October 15. The government has however asked citizens to exercise caution as elections, festive season and winters pose a risk and can lead to a surge in the number of cases of the coronavirus disease. (Rishikesh Choudhary / HT Photo)

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Large crowds seen at Sadar Bazar on the eve of Navratri festival in New Delhi on October 16. India has recorded 7,494,551 Covid-19 cases and 114,064 people across the country have died due to the coronavirus disease. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 11:26 AM IST

Large crowds seen at Sadar Bazar on the eve of Navratri festival in New Delhi on October 16. India has recorded 7,494,551 Covid-19 cases and 114,064 people across the country have died due to the coronavirus disease. (Sanjeev Verma / HT Photo)

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