Bhubaneswar: August 19: India registered 36,401 new Covid Positive cases in India and total tally of Covid-19 cases in Country increased to 32,322,258.
The death toll climbed to 4,33,049 with 530 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated by Health Ministry at 8 am.
Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 97.53%, the highest since March 2020.
High recoveries and a low number of new cases have subsided the Active Caseload to 3,64,129 which is at its lowest in 149 days. Active cases presently form only 1.13% of the country’s total Positive Cases which is the lowest since March 2020.
The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 18,73,757 tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 50.03 Cr (50,03,00,840) cumulative tests.
Weekly Positivity Rate at 1.95% remains less than 3% for the last 55 days now. The Daily Positivity rate also stands at 1.94%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 3% for the last 24 days and below 5% for 73 consecutive days now.