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New Delhi : India has crossed a crucial milestone in its fight against the global pandemic. The daily new cases touched a new low on January 19, 2021. A total of 10,064 daily new cases were added to the national tally in the last 24 hours after seven months. The daily new cases were 10,956 on June 12, 2020.

India’s total Active Caseload dropped to 2 lakh (2,00,528) on January 19, 2021. India’s present active caseload now accounts for just 1.90% of India’s total Positive Cases.

The fall in the number of daily new cases is accompanied by a fast rising number of people getting vaccinated against COVID19 across all States and UTs. The total number of people vaccinated is more than double the number of Active Cases. In the last 24 hours, 2,23,669 people were vaccinated across 3,930 sessions taking the cumulative total of people vaccinated to 4,54,049 (across 7,860 sessions conducted so far), according to a PIB release.

Positivity rate has also seen a deep dip with the increase in number of testing infrastructure. India’s weekly positivity rate is 1.97% and 22 States/UTs have weekly positivity rate less than the national average.

The country has recorded less than 140 fatalities (137 fatalities) in the last 24 hours after approximately 8 months.

India’s Recovery Rate leaped past 96.66% ton January 19, 2021. The total number of recoveries was 1,02,28,753 while the number of Active Cases in the country was 2,08,012 on January 19. A total of 17,411 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours in the country.

80.41% of the new recovered cases are observed from Ten States/UTs. Kerala has reported the highest number of recoveries with 3,921 newly recovered cases in single day while 3,854 people recovered in Maharashtra in the past 24 hours followed by 1,301 in Chhattisgarh.

71.76% of the new cases are from Six States and UTs. Kerala continues to report the highest number of daily new cases at 3,346. It is followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu with 1,924 and 551 new cases respectively.

Eight States & UTs have reported 72.99% of the total fatalities happened in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra has reported 35 deaths. Kerala also saw a fatality count of 17 while West Bengal reported 10 new deaths.