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January 19, 2021 / 10:59 PM IST

Coronavirus News Highlights: India has vaccinated a total of 6,31,417 beneficiaries through 11,660 sessions: Health Ministry

Coronavirus News Highlights: India's COVID-19 tally stands at more than 1.05 crore, including 1.52 lakh deaths. More than 30,000 people have received COVID-19 vaccine in Bihar.

Coronavirus News Highlights: Today is the 301st day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. India reported 10,064 new COVID-19 cases and 137 deaths in last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday. The daily new cases have been below 20,000 for the past 12 days. The cumulative caseload in the country reached 1,05,81,837
including 2,00,528 active cases. With 17,411 new recoveries, the number of recovered patients climbed to 1,02,28,753. The deaths in India due to COVID-19 mounted to 1,52,556. According to the India Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a total of 18,78,02,827 samples were tested for COVID-19 till January 18, of which 7,09,791samples were tested yesterday. Kerala has the highest number of active coronavirus cases (68,617), Maharashtra follows with 51,887 active infections. Globally, more than 9.55 crore people have been infected by the coronavirus and 20.39 lakh have died so far. India, along with many countries, has granted emergency use authorization for COVID-19 vaccines and has started the process of vaccinating healthcare workers and high-risk groups. India's regulator has granted restricted emergency use approval for two vaccines -- Covishield and Covaxin.
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    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has said that India has so far vaccinated a total of 6,31,417 healthcare workers till 6 pm on January 19 through 11,660 vaccination sessions held across the country.

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