Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reported 16,326 New Cases, 666 Deaths On Saturday

COVID cases in India: Currently, there are 1,73,728 active cases in India. (File)

New Delhi:

India on Saturday reported 16,326 new cases of COVID-19, which took its overall tally to 3,41,59,562. The country also witnessed a massive jump in its daily COVID-19 deaths (666) as Kerala revised its data with 291 more deaths added to the state’s count.¬†Currently, there are 1,73,728 active cases in the country, the lowest in 233 days, according to the Union health ministry’s data updated on Saturday.

Meanwhile, a day after India crossed the landmark figure of administering 100 crore vaccine doses, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised vaccine manufacturers for playing a major role in the success story of the country. He met with Indian vaccine manufacturers and appreciated their hard work and the confidence they had given during the pandemic.

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