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COVID-19 Update: India Records 42 New Cases Of Coronavirus In A Day

The death toll due to the COVID-19 remains unchanged at 5,31,910, as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

COVID-19 Update: India Records 42 New Cases Of Coronavirus In A Day
The national COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 98.81 per cent

New Delhi: India has logged 42 new coronavirus infections, while the active cases have declined to 1,452, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday (July 6). The death toll stood at 5,31,910, the data updated at 8 am stated. The virus case tally was recorded at 4.49 crore (4,49,94,449) and the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.81 per cent, the ministry said.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,44,61,087 and the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.18 per cent. According to the ministry’s website, 220.66 crore doses of Covid vaccine have been administered in the country so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.

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Mumbai

Mumbai, Jul 5 Mumbai on Wednesday (July 5) reported two COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 11,63,967, the city civic body said. The death toll remained unchanged at 19,774 with zero fresh fatality reported in the last 24 hours.

A day before, Mumbai reported four COVID-19 cases and a single fresh fatality.

The number of recoveries reached 11,44,169 after three patients were discharged in the last 24 hours, the civic body said in a bulletin.

Mumbai is now left with 24 active cases.

The case recovery rate is 98.3 per cent while the overall growth rate of cases from June 28 to July 4 was 0.0002 per cent.

The case doubling rate is at 2,74,925, as per the bulletin.

As per the bulletin, 524 Covid tests were conducted in the city, raising the tally to 1,89,01,335.

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NDTV – Dettol have been working towards a clean and healthy India since 2014 via the Banega Swachh India initiative, which is helmed by Campaign Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan. The campaign aims to highlight the inter-dependency of humans and the environment, and of humans on one another with the focus on One Health, One Planet, One Future – Leaving No One Behind. It stresses on the need to take care of, and consider, everyone’s health in India – especially vulnerable communities – the LGBTQ population, indigenous people, India’s different tribes, ethnic and linguistic minorities, people with disabilities, migrants, geographically remote populations, gender and sexual minorities. In wake of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the need for WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) is reaffirmed as handwashing is one of the ways to prevent Coronavirus infection and other diseases. The campaign will continue to raise awareness on the same along with focussing on the importance of nutrition and healthcare for women and children, fight malnutrition, mental wellbeing, self care, science and health, adolescent health & gender awareness. Along with the health of people, the campaign has realised the need to also take care of the health of the eco-system. Our environment is fragile due to human activity, which is not only over-exploiting available resources, but also generating immense pollution as a result of using and extracting those resources. The imbalance has also led to immense biodiversity loss that has caused one of the biggest threats to human survival – climate change. It has now been described as a “code red for humanity.” The campaign will continue to cover issues like air pollution, waste management, plastic ban, manual scavenging and sanitation workers and menstrual hygiene. Banega Swasth India will also be taking forward the dream of Swasth Bharat, the campaign feels that only a Swachh or clean India where toilets are used and open defecation free (ODF)status achieved as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014, can eradicate diseases like diahorrea and the country can become a Swasth or healthy India.

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