India on Monday witnessed a drop in the fresh cases of coronavirus with 13,788 cases reported in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry bulletin. With this, the number of active cases reached 2,08,012 while the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases reached 1,05,71,773.
Meanwhile, the total number of recovered Covid-19 patients has also crossed 1.02-mark with 14,457 discharges in a day. The total number of recovered patients now stands 1,02,11,342.
As many as 145 fatalities were reported in the last 24 hours, taking India’s coronavirus death toll to 1,52,419. The recovery rate of the country touched 96.59 percent.
The daily coronavirus infections fell below 14,000 for the second time this month while the number of fatalities recorded in a day, is the lowest in around eight months, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
According to the ICMR, 18,70,93,036 samples have been tested up to January 17 with 5,48,168 samples being tested on Sunday.