n its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, India, which has fast climbed to have second highest cases of the disease after the USA, has recorded daily deaths below 400 on Thursday for the third consecutive time in December.
On Thursday, the country recorded 338 deaths, for the third day after December 6 when it recorded 390 cases and December 7 when it recorded 386 cases.
December also saw reaching the lowest marks in death since July when the deaths and numbers of cases started reaching its peak in India.
In September, the death rate was highest with 1112 deaths recorded daily.
Meanwhile, statistically, Karnataka has climbed to have the second-highest numbers of cases, 9,01,410 following after Maharashtra 18,80,406.
While Maharashtra was on the top since the outbreak of the pandemic in India, mid-July September saw Delhi and Tamil Nadu closely following after. While Delhi was in the second position and Tamil Nadu in third. Now, Andhra Pradesh follows after Karnataka with 8.75 lakh cases.
Meanwhile, daily Covid cases continue to remain above the 30,000 level for the second consecutive day after taking a brief plunge on Thursday, when they had dropped below that benchmark. This took India’s tally to 98.5 lakh cases and 93.5 lakh recoveries. The outbreak has so far claimed 1.4 lakh lives, while 3.6 lakh cases remain active in the country. If cases continue to grow at this rate, India will become the second country after the US to cross one crore total Covid cases by the end of next week.