India reported 18,132 fresh COVID-19 cases and 193 deaths in the last 24 hours. This is incidentally the lowest single day caseload reported in 215 days. Data from the Health Ministry on Monday indicated that 21,563 people also recovered from the virus over the last day. With this, the country's active case tally has now dropped to 2.27 lakh - the lowest in 209 days.
Meanwhile India's COVID-19 vaccination tally continues to rise, inching increasingly closer to the one billion mark. As of Monday morning, 95.19 crore doses have been administered under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.