India reported 15,144 new COVID-19 infections and 17,170 discharges on January 17. COVID tally of the country stood at 1,05,57,985, including 2,08,826 active cases. So far, 1,01,96,885 patients have been recovered from the disease and discharged. With 181 deaths in the last 24 hours, death toll mounts to 1,52,274. Total of 1,91,181 beneficiaries were vaccinated for COVID-19 on January 16, which was day 01 of the massive nationwide vaccination drive.