Record 28,701 new Corona cases, deaths 23,174

NEW DELHI, July 13:
India saw yet another record single-day jump of COVID-19 cases, with 28,701 fresh infections pushing its tally to 8,78,254 today, even as the recovery rate further improved to 63.02 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry.
The recovery rate in 19 states and Union Territories (UTs) is higher than the national average of 63.02 per cent, it said.
The death toll climbed to 23,174 with 500 people succumbing to the infection, according to the ministry’s data updated at 8 am.
The number of recoveries stand at 5,53,470, while there are 3,01,609 active cases of the coronavirus infection currently in the country, and one person has migrated, the data stated.
This is the fourth consecutive day that COVID-19 cases in the country have increased by more than 26,000.