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