India sees 31,443 new Covid cases, 2,020 more deaths

India sees 31,443 new Covid cases, 2,020 more deaths

New Delhi, July 13

India’s Covid death toll climbed to 4,10,784 with 2,020 new deaths recorded after Madhya Pradesh reconciled its fatality data, while 31,443 new coronavirus cases were reported, the lowest in 118 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

India’s total tally of Covid cases mounted to 3,09,05,819.

The active cases have declined to 4,31,315 and comprise 1.4 per cent of the total infections. The national Covid recovery rate has increased to 97.28 per cent, the data updated at 8 am showed.

As many as 17,40,325 tests were conducted on Monday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so

far for detection of Covid in the country to 43,40,58,138.


The daily positivity rate has declined to 1.81 per cent. It has been less than three per cent for 22 consecutive days, the ministry said, adding that the weekly positivity rate stands at 2.28 per cent.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,00,63,720 and the case fatality rate  stands at 1.32 per cent, the data stated.

Cumulative vaccine doses administered so far has reached 38.14 crore under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive. PTI  



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