India has reported 11,858 discharges and 118 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total discharges and death toll to 1,04,34,983 and 1,54,392 respectively, as per Union Health Ministry.
The total number of active COVID-19 cases stands at 1,68,235.
Kerala and Maharashtra have reported 71,229 and 46,312 active COVID-19 cases respectively, while Delhi’s total number of active cases stands at 1,361.
Meanwhile, a total of 19,70,92,635 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to 31st January. Of these, 5,04,263 samples were tested yesterday, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that the world’s largest vaccination drive is going on in our country and is progressing quickly with 37 lakh plus beneficiaries vaccinated in the first 15 days.