Health ministry, Health News, ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: India recorded 87 new Covid-19 cases per million population in the last seven days which is one of the lowest in the world when compared with countries like the US, the UK, Russia, Germany, Brazil, France and Italy, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. It further said that only one new death per million population was reported in India in this period.

“With a case fatality rate of 1.44 per cent, Covid-19 deaths per million population in India are one of the lowest in the world,” the ministry underscored.

India’s total Covid-19 active caseload continues to manifest a sustained downward movement and has dropped to 2.13 lakh comprising just 2.03 per cent of the country’s total infections, it said.

The daily new cases added to the country’s Covid-19 numbers have been below 20K in the recent days, it said.

The number of daily new cases registered in

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