Covid-19 India Updates: Daily Fatality Rate Drops Below 500 For The First Time In Over Three Months
Daily Covid-19 fatality rate in India dropped below 500 for the first time since April 6 as the country braced for a third wave of the pandemic.
38,164 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 19. Recoveries during the same period were marginally higher at 38,660.
The active caseload remained around 4.2 lakh.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,11,44,229
Total number of active cases: 4,21,665
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,03,08,456
Total deaths: 4,14,108
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 38,164
Number of recoveries in a day: 38,660
Deaths recorded in a day: 499