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COVID-19: India reports 16,935 fresh cases, 51 fatalities in last 24 hours

The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have risen to 1,44,264, the health ministry data showed today

COVID-19: India reports 16,935 fresh cases, 51 fatalities in last 24 hours
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India recorded 16,935 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 51 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours.

According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Monday (July 18), the country saw a total of 16,069 discharges in the last 24 hours, taking the total recovery rate at around 98.47 per cent and total recoveries data reached to 4,30,97,510.

The total active cases of COVID-19 in India have risen to 1,44,264, the health ministry data showed today.

An increase of 815 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The total death toll in the country is now at 5,25,760. In India, the first death due to the COVID pandemic was reported in March 2020.

The daily positivity rate on July 17 was recorded at 4.80 per cent.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 86,94,25,632 samples have been tested up to July 16 for COVID-19. Of these 3,92,569 samples were tested on Saturday.

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