India reports 16,738 new Covid cases; active cases on rise

New Delhi: As many as 16,738 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in the country, according to the Union health ministry. The total number of cases now stands at 1,10,46,914.

The death toll increased to 1,56,705 with 138 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

Further, a total of 11,799 people recuperated from the disease. The total recoveries have reached 1,07,38,501 in the country.

There are 1,51,708 active cases across India, as of Thursday morning. The number was 1,46,907 on Wednesday while it was 1,47,306 on Tuesday.

As per data:

  • Total cases: 1,10,46,914
  • Total discharges: 1,07,38,501
  • Death toll: 1,56,705
  • Active cases: 1,51,708
  • Total Vaccination: 1,26,71,163