Fresh Coronavirus Cases in India Live Tracker: India’s corona story is turning grimmer with each passing hour as the nation recorded over two lakh new Covid-19 infection for the second consecutive day today. The health ministry’s April 16 bulletin says that 2,17,353 citizens were infected with the novel coronavirus. This was an increase of roughly 17,000 fresh cases in comparison with Thursday’s figures.
Another troubling trend is the uptick in the number of Covid deaths. As of April 16, 1,185 people lost their lives due to the Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. With the double-digit positivity rate, India is recording the biggest spike in the new corona cases in the world in recent times. Only the US has seen such a sharp increase in the daily caseload.