Covid-19: India adds 38,164 new cases

Our Bureau. New Delhi | Updated on July 19, 2021

The death toll climbed to 4,14,108 with 499 daily fatalities

While many countries are dealing with the sudden resurgence in coronavirus cases due to delta variant, thankfully, the Covid 19 situation in India seems to be under control, with the country reporting decline in daily new cases at 38,164. Meanwhile, the daily deaths stood at 499, taking a total to 4,14,108 so far. Also, 38,660 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours, aggregating to 3,03,08,456 recovered cases so far. Cumulatively India reported 3,11,44,229 cases with a total active caseload of 4,21,665, lower than the previous day by 995 cases. 

Also, the weekly positivity rate remained below 5 per cent, currently at 2.08 per cent and the daily positivity rate stood at 2.61 per cent, less than 3 per cent for 28 consecutive days. In addition, the country conducted 14,63,593 tests during the previous day, taking a total of 44.54 crore tests done so far. 

Meanwhile, India has administered 41.14 crore vaccine doses so far with 50,00,768 anti-Covid shots in the last 24 hours till 7:00 PM, as per the CoWIN dashboard. Also, 38,660 patients recovered during the last 24 hours and with this, the recovery rate has further expanded to 97.32 per cent. 

Furthermore, the Government informed that more than 41.99 crore vaccine doses at 41,99,68,590 had been provided to the States/UTs so far, through all sources and a further 15,75,140 doses are in the pipeline, of this, the total consumption, including wastages, is 39,42,97,344 doses. Also, more than 2.56 crore vaccine doses at 2,56,71,246 are still available with the States/UTs and private hospitals to be administered.


Published on July 19, 2021

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