An increase in testing, vaccination, and stringency has led to a steady decline in cases across 24 states, according to the Health Ministry. However, the government body also noted that this was no time for citizens to let their guard down, and COVID-19 guidelines should still be followed. Currently, the active caseload of Covid-19 stands at 24.2 lakh 35% lower than the numbers recorded on May 9th (37.4 lakh).