Long-weekend effect? India cases drop to 75K
The Times of India Mumbai|October 04, 2020
For the first time in more than a month, daily Covid-19 cases across the country have dropped below 80,000 on a day that was not a Monday. India recorded just over 75,000 fresh infections on Saturday while the day’s death toll too dropped below 1,000 to 939.

New Delhi:

The probable reason for the dip was the public holiday on Friday (October 2) that led to lower processing of cases and fatalities. For the same reason, cases dip every Monday, a trend that has held with exception since early May.

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