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New Delhi : India recorded 13,058 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, the lowest in 231 days now. Less than 50,000 Daily New Cases have been for 114 consecutive days now.

On the other hand, a total of 19,470 Covid-19 patients recovered in India in last 24 hours increasing the  tally of recoveries (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,34,58,801 on October 19, 2021. Consequently, India’s recovery rate further improved to 98.14% on the day, at its highest peak since March 2020.

The Active Caseload dropped to 1,83,118 in the country on October 19, 2021, the lowest since March 2020. Active cases accounted for 0.54% of the country’s total Positive Cases on October 19, according to Union Health Ministry figure.

With the administration of 87,41,160 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 98.67 crore (98,67,69,411) as per provisional reports till 7 am on October 19, 202.  This has been achieved through 97,44,653 sessions.

The last 24 hours saw a total of 11,81,314 sample tests being conducted in the country. India has so far conducted over 59.31 crore (59,31,06,188) cumulative tests.

The Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.36% remains less than 3% for the last 116 days now. The Daily Positivity rate was  1.11% on October 19, 2021. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for last 50 days and below 5% for 133 consecutive days now.