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Coronavirus update: India reports 11,919 new cases, 470 deaths in last 24 hours

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 18, 2021 10:11 am -- Updated:Feb 15, 2021
Coronavirus update: India reported 11,919 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.

As per the lastest coronavirus update, India's active caseload stands at 1,28,762. The active cases account for less than 1 per cent of total cases, currently at 0.37 per cent, the lowest since March 2020.

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With 11,242 persons recovering in the last 24 hours, the recovery tally has gone up to 3,38,85,132. The recovery rate is currently at 98.28 per cent, the highest since March 2020.

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The country also reported 470 deaths in a day. With this, the death toll has gone up to 4,64,623. Of the total new cases, recoveries and deaths in the last 24 hours, Kerala reported 6,849 cases, 6,046 recoveries and 61 deaths.

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As per the health ministry, the daily positivity rate stands at 0.97 per cent. It has remained below 2 per cent for the last 45 days while the weekly positivity rate is at 0.94 per cent, less than 2 per cent for the last 55 days. India has tested 62.82 crore samples for Covid-19 so far. More than 114.46 crore vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive.

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➡️ More than 128 Cr vaccine doses provided to States/UTs.

➡️ More than 22.45 Cr doses still available with States/UTs to be administered.

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- Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India (@mohfw_india) 18 Nov 2021

 Meanwhile, India's testing capacity has been ramped up extensively and it has conducted 62,82,48,841 coronavirus tests so far, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Thursday. Of the total testing done so far, 12,32,505 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

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