COVID-19: India reports 20,409 new infections, 32 fatalities in last 24 hours

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

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Friday, July 29, 2022, 09:54 AM IST
article-image
ANI Photo

India logged 20,409 new coronavirus infections pushing the total tally of COVID-19 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 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.33 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.48 per cent, the ministry said.

A decrease of 2,335 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16. It went past 60 lakh on September 28, 70 lakh on October 11, crossed 80 lakh on October 29, 90 lakh on November 20 and surpassed the one-crore mark on December 19.

The country crossed the grim milestone of two crore on May 4 and three crore on June 23 last year. It crossed the four-crore mark on January 25 this year.

(To receive our E-paper on whatsapp daily, please click here. To receive it on Telegram, please click here. We permit sharing of the paper's PDF on WhatsApp and other social media platforms.)

RECENT STORIES

Mumbai: One held for harassing woman office-goer in local train

Mumbai: One held for harassing woman office-goer in local train

Mumbai blog: Metro 3 Aarey depot speeding to April 2023 deadline

Mumbai blog: Metro 3 Aarey depot speeding to April 2023 deadline

J&K: Migrant labourer shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora

J&K: Migrant labourer shot dead by terrorists in Bandipora

Mumbai banker wakes up to 1,573-euro cyber fraud

Mumbai banker wakes up to 1,573-euro cyber fraud

India expresses concern over reports of shelling near Ukraine's nuclear power plant

India expresses concern over reports of shelling near Ukraine's nuclear power plant