Covid-19 India Updates: Fresh Cases Back Above 40,000; Deaths Remain Below 1,000

A Buddhist monk receives the Covishield vaccine at a vaccination center set up at a school in Dharamshala. (Photographer: Sumit Dayal/Bloomberg)

Covid-19 India Updates: Fresh Cases Back Above 40,000; Deaths Remain Below 1,000

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Fresh cases of Covid-19 in India climbed back above 40,000 but, the daily fatality rate remained below 1,000 in a relief to the country's healthcare system battling the world's second largest outbreak.

Nearly 44,000 people tested positive for the deadly pathogen in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on July 7. Recoveries remained higher above 47,000, while 930 patients succumbed to the illness in the same period.

Key Data

  • Total confirmed cases: 3,06,63,665

  • Total number of active cases: 4,59,920

  • Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 2,97,99,534

  • Total deaths: 4,04,211

  • Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 43,733

  • Number of recoveries in a day: 47,240

  • Deaths recorded in a day: 930

  • Total vaccination shots administered: 36,13,23,548

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