Covid-19 India Updates: Death Rate Nears 4,000 As Maharashtra Reconciles Data

Covid-19 India Updates: Death Rate Nears 4,000 As Maharashtra Reconciles Data

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Number Of Deaths Rise As Maharashtra Reconciles Data

Daily Covid-19 fatality rate in India neared the 4,000-mark after Maharashtra carried out a reconciliation exercise on Tuesday, adding 3,509 deaths to the total tally. The effective death rate, in the last 24 hours, remained below 400 for the third-straight day.

Number of new cases rose reported in the last 24 hours, crossed the 42,000-mark, according to the health ministry's update as of 8 a.m. on July 21. This includes 2,497 additional cases added by Maharashtra after reconciling data.

Recoveries during the same period were at 36,977.

Key Coronavirus Data

  • Total confirmed cases: 3,12,16,337

  • Total number of active cases: 4,07,170

  • Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,03,90,687

  • Total deaths: 4,18,480

  • Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 42,015

  • Number of recoveries in a day: 36,977

  • Deaths recorded in a day: 3,998

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