Published On: Wed, Jan 20th, 2021

India reports 13,823 new coronavirus cases, 162 deaths

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): India added 13,823 new cases to its coronavirus tally in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.

A health worker receives a COVID-19 vaccine at a government Hospital in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

The country’s caseload climbed to 1,05,95,660 including 1,97,201 active cases. The overall recoveries reached 1,02,45,741 after 16,988 fresh recoveries in last 24 hours.

The death toll mounted to 1,52,718 after 162 more deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.

Kerala continues to have the highest number of active cases (68,617), Maharashtra follows with 51,887 active infections.

According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 18,85,66,947samples tested for COVID-19 up to January 19, of which 7,64,120 samples were tested on Tuesday.

6,74,835 people in India have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 so far.

On Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry said that India’s present active caseload now consists of just 1.90 per cent of the country’s total positive cases while the recovery rate has leapt past 96.66 per cent.


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by The Sen Times staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: ANI


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