COVID: India records 13,788 cases, 145 fatalities

New Delhi: A total of 13,788 infections have been reported in the country, lowest for the second time this month, taking the country’s Covid caseload to 1,05,71,773.
A total of 145 new fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours, the lowest in around eight months, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday.
The total number of recoveries have crossed the mark of 1.02 crore. The COVID-19 active caseload remained below 3 lakh.
There are 2,08,012 active cases of coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 1.97 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
According to the ICMR, 18,70,93,036 samples have been tested till January 17 with 5,48,168 being tested on Sunday.