Covid-19 India Updates: Daily Infection Rate Drops Below 40,000
New cases of Covid-19 in India dropped below the 40,000-mark, at a time several states have started easing local restrictions.
More than 37,000 people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the health ministry's update as of 8 a.m on July 12. The country recorded nearly 40,000 recoveries during the same period, taking the active caseload marginally lower to 4.5 lakh.
724 people succumbed to the deadly disease in a day. The total pandemic death toll in the world's second most populous nation stood above 4 lakh.
Total confirmed cases: 3,08,74,376
Total number of active cases: 4,50,899
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,00,14,713
Total deaths: 4,08,764
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 37,154
Number of recoveries in a day: 39,649
Deaths recorded in a day: 724
Total vaccination shots administered: 37,73,52,501