Consistent with the downward trend of the third wave that has been observed over the past three weeks, India on Sunday, 13 February, reported 44,877 new COVID-19 cases.
The number of active cases stands at 5,37,045 and the daily positivity rate has dropped down to 3.17 percent (as compared to 3.48 percent on the previous day).
Previously, on Saturday, India had reported 50,407 new COVID-19 cases, 804 deaths, and 1,36,962 recoveries.
WHO head said on Friday the acute phase of the pandemic could be over this year itself, if about 70% of the world gets fully vaccinated.
India on Saturday reported new 50,407 COVID-19 cases.
Uttar Pradesh Relaxes COVID Night Curfew
With Covid cases dropping in Uttar Pradesh, the state government relaxed night curfew timings by an hour.
The state government said in its order that the night curfew will now be in place from 11 PM to 6 AM every day instead of from 10 PM to 6 AM
The state reported 1,776 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the active caseload in the state to 15,276.