Active covid cases decline in country

20,409 new covid cases, 32 more deaths reported

Active covid cases decline in country

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New Delhi, July 29

India logged 20,409 new coronavirus infections pushing the total tally of covid cases to 4,39,79,730, while the active cases declined to 1,43,988, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.

The death toll climbed to 5,26,258 with 32 new fatalities, the data updated at 8am stated.

The active cases comprised 0.33 per cent of the total infections, while the national covid recovery rate was recorded at 98.48 per cent, the ministry said.

A decrease of 2,335 cases has been recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Among the 32 new fatalities seven were from West Bengal, three each from Karnataka and Maharashtra, two each from Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Uttarakhand and one each from Chandigarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

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