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India records 11,106 new Covid cases; active cases decline to 1,26,620

New Delhi, November 19

India saw a single-day rise of 11,106 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country’s tally to 3,44,89,623 while the active cases have declined to 1,26,620, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday.

The death toll has climbed to 4,65,082 with 459 daily fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 42 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 145 consecutive days now.

The active cases have increased to 1,26,620 comprising 0.37 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.28 per cent, the highest since March 2020, the Health Ministry said.

A decrease of 2,142 cases has been recorded in the active number of Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.98 per cent. It has been less than 2 per cent for last 46 days.

Weekly positivity rate was also recorded at 0.92 per cent. It has been below two per cent for the last 56 days, according to the Health Ministry.