India has been showing a declining trend in the number of active coronavirus cases reported everyday. India reported 16,432 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest since June 23 in the last 24 hours ending Tuesday, taking the country’s total to 1,02,24,303. Of the total cases, active cases further dropped to 2.68 lakh and recoveries surpassed 98 lakh. With 252 deaths reported, the death toll now stands at over 1.48 lakh. However, a more infectious strain of the virus first detected in the UK has now hit India which has recorded the first six cases in passengers who recently returned from London.