According to Health Ministry data released on Thursday, 36,401 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in India, bringing the total caseload to 3,23,22,258. 530 persons have died as a result of the infection, bringing the death toll to 4,33,049. (August 19, 2021).
— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) August 19, 2021
The number of active cases has dropped to 3,64,129, the lowest level in 149 days. In the last 24 hours, at least 39,157 recoveries have been recorded, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 3,15,25,080. The recovery rate is currently at 97.53 percent, the best since March 2020.
For the last 55 days, the daily positivity rate is 1.94 percent and the weekly positivity rate is 1.95 percent, both of which are fewer than 3 percent.
So far, 56.64 crore vaccine doses have been administered as part of the countrywide vaccination campaign. So far, India has conducted 50.03 billion tests.