Coronavirus India Latest Updates: Fresh Cases Fall To 13,000; 164 Deaths Reported
Active Covid-19 cases in India continued to decline as the daily infection rate fell to 13,000.
As many as 13,058 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on Oct. 19. That compares with 19,470 recoveries in the same period.
Active cases, at 1.83 lakh, constitutes just 0.54% of India's total Covid tally.
Key Coronavirus Data
Total confirmed cases: 3,40,94,373
Total number of active cases: 1,83,118
Total patients cured/discharged/migrated: 3,34,58,801
Total deaths: 4,52,454
Number of fresh cases in last 24 hours: 13,058
Number of recoveries in a day: 19,470
Deaths recorded in a day: 164
Total vaccine doses administered: 98,67,69,411
Doses administered in the last 24 hours: 87,41,160
India's natiowide inoculation drive is also fast approaching the 100-crore landmark, with over 87 lakh doses being administered in the last 24 hours.
But the milestone hides a worrying disparity.