New Delhi, Oct 19, 2021: India registered 13,058 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, 4 per cent lower than on Monday, showed the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare early Tuesday. With fresh cases, the country’s overall caseload has mounted to 3,40,94,373.
India’s active caseload stands at 1,83,118. In the last 24 hours, active cases declined by 6,576.
The top five states which registered the maximum number of Covid-19 cases are Kerala with 6,676 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 1,485 cases, Tamil Nadu with 1,192 cases, Mizoram with 953 cases and West Bengal with 690 cases.
As many as 84.21 per cent of the new cases are reported from these five states, with Kerala alone responsible for 51.13 per cent.
A total of 164 deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours, increasing the total reported death count to 4,52,454.
Maximum casualties were reported in Kerala (60), followed by Maharashtra with 27 daily deaths.
A total of 19,470 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, which brings the total recoveries to 3,34,58,801 across the country. India’s recovery rate now stands at 98.14 per cent.
India has administered a total of 87,41,160 doses in the last 24 hours, which brings the total tally of doses administered to 98,67,69,411.
A total of 11,81,314 samples were tested during the same period.