Live: India Reports 19,406 Fresh Covid-19 Cases In Last 24 Hours, 49 Deaths

India has reported 19,406 new Covid-19 and 49 deaths in the last 24 hours. Track the latest on the pandemic on 6 August 2022, here

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The number of active Covid-19 cases in India fell for the fifth straight day, and fresh infections remained under the 20,000 mark.

The country reported 19,406 new infections and 49 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to an update from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare at 10:00 am on Aug. 6.

  • Total confirmed cases: 4,41,27,024

  • Active cases: 1,34,793

  • Cured/discharged/migrated: 4,34,65,552

  • Deaths: 5,26,649

One-day recoveries stood at 19,928 with a recovery rate of 98.5%. While the daily positivity rate rested at 4.96%, one-day deaths decreased to 49 from 70.

Most of the states throughout the nation have made masking optional.