Covid-19 India Updates: 2,020 Deaths Recorded In A Day As Madhya Pradesh Reconciles Data

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Covid-19 India Updates: 2,020 Deaths Recorded In A Day As Madhya Pradesh Reconciles Data

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India recorded 2,020 deaths in a day due to Covid-19 as Madhya Pradesh became the latest state to reconcile fatality data.

The state government reported an additional 1,481 deaths after district administrations cleared a backlog and uploaded information on the 'Sarthak' portal. This took the nation's total Covid-19 death toll to 4.1 lakh.

Meanwhile, nearly 33,000 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the health ministry's update as of 8 a.m on July 13. The country reported nearly 49,000 recoveries during the same period, taking the active caseload marginally lower to 4.3 lakh.

Key Data

  • Total confirmed cases: 3,09,07,282

  • Total number of active cases: 4,32,778

  • Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,00,63,720

  • Total deaths: 4,10,784

  • Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 32,906

  • Number of recoveries in a day: 49,007

  • Deaths recorded in a day: 2,020

  • Total vaccination shots administered: 38,14,67,646

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