Photos: India’s daily new Covid-19 cases at a six month low

UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 06:01 PM IST
A volunteer wearing a protective mask has her temperature taken during a nationwide trial of a Covid-19 vaccine delivery system in New Delhi on January 2. India on January 5 recorded 16,375 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the lowest in more than six months, according to the Union Health Ministry. (T Narayan / Bloomberg)
A view of Kalam center at King George Medical University, one of the venues for the dry run of Covid-19 vaccination programme in Lucknow on January 2. 9,975,958 people have recovered from the viral disease as of January 5, pushing the national recovery rate to 96.32%. (Dheeraj Dhawan / HT Photo)
A health worker collects a swab sample from a traveller at Dadar station in Mumbai on January 4. Meanwhile, 20 more people tested positive for the new UK variant of Covid-19 on January 5, the total number of UK returnees having tested positive for the virus variant in India has reached 58. (Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) health workers waiting for outstation train passengers at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai on January 4. From November 25 to December 23, 2020, about 33,000 travellers disembarked at various Indian airports from the UK. All of them are being tracked and subjected by states to RT-PCR tests to detect Covid-19. (Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)
Pilgrims head to a Covid-19 Test Centre at a transit camp for Ganga Sagar Mela at Babughat in Kolkata on January 5. India’s Covid-19 death toll has now risen to 150,114, with 264 new fatalities recorded on January 6. (Samir Jana / HT Photo)
Pedestrians cross the road at India Gate in New Delhi on January 5. The Covid-19 case fatality rate of India stands at 1.45%. There were 231,036 active cases of Covid-19 in the country as of January 5 which comprises 2.23% of the total caseload, according to the health ministry’s data. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
A doctor holds up a vial of a mock Covid-19 vaccine during the mock drill and vaccination dry run at a community health centre in Bisrakh, Greater Noida on January 5. The procurement of vaccines against the coronavirus disease has begun and the vaccination drive could begin by late next week in a phased manner, according to the Union Health Ministry. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Candidates wait in a queue during a vaccination dry run in Greater Noida on January 5. The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on January 4 had approved both the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine, which is being manufactured in India by the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech International Limited’s locally developed vaccine candidate, Covaxin. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

A volunteer wearing a protective mask has her temperature taken during a nationwide trial of a Covid-19 vaccine delivery system in New Delhi on January 2. India on January 5 recorded 16,375 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the lowest in more than six months, according to the Union Health Ministry. (T Narayan / Bloomberg)

A view of Kalam center at King George Medical University, one of the venues for the dry run of Covid-19 vaccination programme in Lucknow on January 2. 9,975,958 people have recovered from the viral disease as of January 5, pushing the national recovery rate to 96.32%. (Dheeraj Dhawan / HT Photo)

A health worker collects a swab sample from a traveller at Dadar station in Mumbai on January 4. Meanwhile, 20 more people tested positive for the new UK variant of Covid-19 on January 5, the total number of UK returnees having tested positive for the virus variant in India has reached 58. (Pratik Chorge / HT Photo)

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) health workers waiting for outstation train passengers at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai on January 4. From November 25 to December 23, 2020, about 33,000 travellers disembarked at various Indian airports from the UK. All of them are being tracked and subjected by states to RT-PCR tests to detect Covid-19. (Anshuman Poyrekar / HT Photo)

Pilgrims head to a Covid-19 Test Centre at a transit camp for Ganga Sagar Mela at Babughat in Kolkata on January 5. India’s Covid-19 death toll has now risen to 150,114, with 264 new fatalities recorded on January 6. (Samir Jana / HT Photo)

Pedestrians cross the road at India Gate in New Delhi on January 5. The Covid-19 case fatality rate of India stands at 1.45%. There were 231,036 active cases of Covid-19 in the country as of January 5 which comprises 2.23% of the total caseload, according to the health ministry’s data. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

A doctor holds up a vial of a mock Covid-19 vaccine during the mock drill and vaccination dry run at a community health centre in Bisrakh, Greater Noida on January 5. The procurement of vaccines against the coronavirus disease has begun and the vaccination drive could begin by late next week in a phased manner, according to the Union Health Ministry. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

Candidates wait in a queue during a vaccination dry run in Greater Noida on January 5. The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on January 4 had approved both the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine, which is being manufactured in India by the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech International Limited’s locally developed vaccine candidate, Covaxin. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

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Health ministry data on January 5 showed India recording a six month low for new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19). Meanwhile, 20 more people tested positive for the new UK variant of Covid-19 on January 5, pushing the total number of such infections to 58. All passengers returning from the UK are being tracked and subjected by states to reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests to detect Covid-19.

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