Health & Wellness

Covid Update: 31,443 New Cases, PM to Meet with Six States

BP World Bureau | Jul 13 2021 04:35:54 PM
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India has recorded 31,443 new Covid-19 cases on Monday. It is the lowest number in 118 days. However, the daily death count was 2,020 after Madhya Pradesh revised its data with over 100 deaths.

The union health ministry said that cases from Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Odisha account for 73.4% of Covid-19 cases in the country.

PM Modi will interact with CMs of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Maharashtra, and Kerala on July 16 to discuss the Covid situation in these states.

The Covid recovery rate in India has increased to 97.28%.

Kerala's health authorities said that India's first-ever Covid patient has been reinfected. "Her RT-PCR is positive, the antigen is negative," said Thrissur DMO Dr. K J Reena.