Covid-19 India Updates: 30,000 New Cases; Daily Death Rate Remains Below 500

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Covid-19 India Updates: 30,000 New Cases; Daily Death Rate Remains Below 500

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Daily Covid-19 fatality rate in India remained below 500 for a second day in a row as the country braced for a third wave of the pandemic.

More than 30,000 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the health ministry's update as of 8 a.m. on July 20. Recoveries during the same period were higher at 45,000 taking the country's active caseload to 4 lakh.

Key Coronavirus Data

  • Total confirmed cases: 3,11,74,322

  • Total number of active cases: 4,06,130

  • Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,03,53,710

  • Total deaths: 4,14,482

  • Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 30,093

  • Number of recoveries in a day: 45254

  • Deaths recorded in a day: 374

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