India witnesses 2020 single day COVID-19 deaths, new cases lowest in 118 days

New Delhi: While the number of daily COVID-19 cases saw the lowest rise in 118 days, India witnessed a huge jump in single-day deaths in the last 24 hours. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday (July 13, 2021) morning, the country recorded 2020 new fatalities and 31,443 infections. 

With this, the total number of coronavirus-related fatalities in the country has increased to 4,10,784. However, the active caseload has now touched the lowest mark in nearly 110 days and stands at 4,31,315.

The national weekly positivity rate has now declined to 2.28 per cent, whereas, the daily positivity rate stands at 1.81 per cent. 

On the other hand, 49,007 people also recovered in the last 24 hours and took the recovery rate to 97.28 per cent. So far, India has registered 3,00,63,720 recoveries. 

(This is a developing story)

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