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New Delhi : India reported 19,740 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, down from 21,257 cases on October 8, 2021. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been reported for 104 consecutive days now.

On the other hand, a total of 23,070  Covid-19 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, down from 24,963 recoveries on October 8, taking  the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,32,48,291. India’s recovery rate (RR) improved to 97.98% on October 9, 2021, from  97.96% on October 8, 2021, the  highest peak since March 2020, according to Union Health Ministry figure.

The Active Caseload dropped to 2,36,643 in the country on October 9, 2021, the lowest in 206 days.Active cases accounted for  0.70% of the country’s total Positive Cases on October 9.

With the administration of 79,12,202 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage 93,99,15,323 as per provisional reports till 7 am on October 9, 2021.  This has been achieved through 91,40,316 sessions.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 12,69,291 sample tests being conducted in the country. India has so far conducted over 58.13 crore (58,13,12,481) cumulative tests.

The Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.62% remains less than 3% for the last 106 days now. The Daily Positivity rate was 1.56% on October 9. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 40 days and below 5% for 123 consecutive days now.