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INDIA COVID Cases Update as of January 17, 2022

INDIA COVID Cases Update as of January 17, 2022

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in India has reported an increase in COVID cases since yesterday. As of January 17, 2022 (8:00 IST), there has been a total of 257,909 new cases reported across India.

Maharashtra has reported 41,327 cases followed by Karnataka registering 34,047 cases, and Tamil Nandu stands at 23,957 cases at this time. This is the fifth day that the cases crossed the 200,000 mark in a while.

On the commemoration of the first anniversary of the vaccination drive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi saluted “every individual” for joining the fight against COVID. In his tweet, the PM said “Today we mark 1 year of vaccination drive. I salute every individual who is associated with the vaccination drive. Our vaccination program has added great strength to the fight against Covid-19. It has led to saving lives and thus protecting livelihoods.”

India’s Health Ministry reports 156.76 crores of vaccines administered for the past year. 92% of the adult population have received their first dose and 68% have been fully vaccinated. The vaccination drive has been mostly successful considering the country’s population. It has also helped in tackling outbreaks and maintaining the mortality rate at low levels.

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