India on Sunday registered 18,645 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall count to 1,04,50,284. The new infections are just 0.2% higher than Saturday’s cases. India’s toll rose by 201 to 1,50,999. Its active cases stood at 2,23,335, while the number of recoveries reached 1,00,75,950.
Total number infected with new strain of coronavirus from United Kingdom stands at 90; no addition in the last 24 hours: Ministry of Health
The health ministry said there has been no new case of the mutant strain of the coronavirus, first found in the United Kingdom, the last 24 hours, reported ANI. The tally of the mutant strain in India stood at 90.
The country has so far conducted more than 18 crore coronavirus tests, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research’s update. More than 8 lakh tests were done on Saturday alone.
The Union Health Ministry on Saturday announced that India’s massive vaccination programme against the coronavirus will begin on January 16. Priority will be…