15,144 fresh COVID-19 infections, 181 fatalities push India’s caseload to 1,05,57,985, death toll to 1,52,274

New Delhi: India reported 15,144 new COVID-19 cases, 17,170 discharges and 181 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry.

With 68,633 active cases, Kerala is the worst affected state by Coronavirus in India currently. It is followed by Maharashtra, where there are 53,163 active COVID-19 cases.

According to the India Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 18,65,44,868 samples were tested for COVID-19 till January 16, of which 7,79,377 samples were tested yesterday.

Meanwhile, the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.

Termed as the world’s largest vaccination programme, covering the entire length and breadth of the country, the drive aims to first vaccinate millions of its healthcare and frontline workers and reach an estimated 3 crore people by the end of its first phase.

 

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