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COVID-19: India records 43,071 new infections, 955 fatalities in 24 hours

By Saima Siddiqui 
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COVID-19: India records 43,071 new infections, 955 fatalities in 24 hours

New Delhi: India saw a decline in its single day tally of COVID-19 cases as it recorded 43,071 new infections in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on July 4 morning.

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The country reported less than 50,000 daily new cases for the seventh continuous day and the national weekly positivity rate currently stands at 2.44 per cent, while the daily positivity rate is at 2.34 per cent.

However, the number of single-day deaths rose after 955 fresh coronavirus-related fatalities, as compared to 738 between Friday and Saturday morning.

There were also over 52,000 people who recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours. With this, the country’s active COVID-19 caseload stands at 4,85,350, while the death tally is at 4,02,005 and the total number of recoveries is at 2,96,58,078.

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