COVID-19: India records 2,59,170 new cases, 1,761 deaths in a day; PM to meet vaccine manufacturers today

The total cases of COVID-19 in India have now mounted to 1,53,21,089, with 20,31,977 active cases. The total death toll in the country is now at 1,80,530. A total of 12,71,29,113 people have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19 in India.