India reports 13,993 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

With 13,993 fresh cases of the coronavirus and 101 deaths in the past 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 tally stands at 1,09,77,387 while the death toll rose to 1,56,212, according to Health Ministry data.

Of the total cases, 1,06,78,048 have been cured/discharged. There are 1,43,127 active cases of COVID-19 in India.

The recovery rate among coronavirus patients stands at 97.27%.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said over 21.02 crore samples have been tested up to February 19 of which 7,86,618 samples were tested yesterday.