New Delhi (SunstarTV Bureau): In the last 24 hours, India reports 14,256 fresh coronavirus cases and 152 death cases. With this the Covid-19 tally goes up to 1,06,39,684 cases and the death toll at 1,53,184, informed the Union Health Minister on Saturday.
Besides, the recoveries have surged to 1,02,83,708.
According to sources, for the past 16 days, the country has been recording less than 20,000 daily new infections even as the toll remained below 300-mark for just short of a month.
On January 19, India had reported 10,064 new Covid-19 cases, the lowest single-day spike in seven months. The country had recorded over 10,000 cases on June 6 last year, reported.
Health ministry statement showed, so far 10,300,838 people have recovered and currently there are 1,85,662 active cases. The recovery rate stands at 96.82 percent, while the fatality rate at 1.44 percent.
Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh are eight states as total 84 percent of daily new cases are reported.
The central government began the nationwide immunisation drive across the country on January 16, with approval of two Covid vaccines in the country. As many as 12,72,097 beneficiaries have received the Covid vaccine jabs so far.