India reports 15,144 fresh corona cases

18 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

NEW DELHI: India’s COVID-19 caseload climbed to 1,05,57,985 on Sunday with 15,144 fresh infections while recoveries surged to 1,01,96,885, pushing the national recovery rate to 96.58 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data, reports PTI.

The death toll increased to 1,52,274 with 181 more fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

There are 2,08,826 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which constitute 1.98 per cent of the total caseload, the data showed.

The COVID-19 case fatality rate stands at 1.44 per cent, it said.