Covid-19: India records 16,488 new cases and 113 deaths

New Delhi: With 16,488 fresh infections, India’s Coronavirus caseload rose to 1,10,79,979 today.

According to Union Health Ministry data released this morning, the country’s Covid-19 death toll has increased to 1,56,938 with 113 new fatalities.

The number of recoveries reached 1,07,63,451 and there are 1,59,590 active cases.

India’s Covid-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on 7 August; 30 lakh on 23 August; 40 lakh on 5 September and 50 lakh on 16 September. It went past 60 lakh on 28 September; 70 lakh on 11 October; crossed 80 lakh on 29 October; 90 lakh on 20 November and surpassed one crore on 19 December.

 

NT Bureau