India reports 12,881 new COVID-19 cases on February 18

February 18, 2021 | Updated 10:03 am

India reports 12,881 new COVID-19 cases on February 18 Representative Image (Vaccination Drive in India)

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Thursday (February 18) reported that India’s COVID-19 tally reached 1,09,50,201 with 12,881 new cases reported in the last 24 hours.

According to the Union Health Ministry, India has recorded 11,987 discharges and 101 deaths in the last 24 hours too. These numbers takes the total discharges and death toll in the country to 1,06,56,845 and 1,56,014 respectively.

As per reports, the total number of active COVID-19 cases in India stands at 1,37,342.

Up till February 15, 20,73,32,298 coronavirus samples were tested. From this, 6,15,664 samples were tested on Monday, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) revealed.

Since the start of the COVID-19 vaccination drive in India from January 16, at total of 94,22,228 people have been vaccinated so far.