India records 46,253 new COVID-19 cases

NEW DELHI (CNA) – India recorded 46,253 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed yesterday, with cases rising again in some parts including the capital New Delhi.

With 8.3 million confirmed coronavirus cases, India is the world’s second most affected country, behind only the United States.

But the spread has slowed down since a September peak, and the country has reported less than 50,000 infections daily for 10 straight days.