Home / News / India /  India covid update: Active cases tally goes up again, 2.10 crore vaccinated

As many as 18,711 new COVID-19 cases and 100 deaths were reported in India in the last 24 hours, the union health ministry informed on Sunday.

The country's overall COVID-19 cases tally has reached 1,12,10,799, including 1,84,523 active cases while the death toll has mounted to 1,57,756.

A total of 22,14,30,507 samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to March 6, 2021, of these, 7,37,830 samples were tested on Friday, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

According to the health ministry, a total of 2,09,22,344 people have been vaccinated against coronavirus so far.

India commenced its second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive to inoculate people above 60 years and those over 45 with comorbidities against the coronavirus from March 1.

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