HealthTop NewsTrending COVID: 14,146 new cases, 144 deaths reported in India October 17, 2021 at 11:49 am Representative image New Delhi: India registered 14,146 fresh Covid cases and 144 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said today. The total number of active Covid cases in the country is 1,95,846 while the cumulative death toll has gone up to 4,52,124. Yesterday, the government said a total of 15,981 new COVID cases and 166 deaths were registered across India in a span of 24 hours. The previous day count was 16,862 new single-day COVID cases and 379 deaths. On Thursday, the government reported 18,987 fresh COVID-19 cases and 246 deaths in the previous 24 hours. On Wednesday, the country reported 15,823 COVID-19 cases and 226 deaths in 24 hours. The country recorded 14,313 Covid infections and 181 deaths in 24 hours on Tuesday. The country recorded 18,132 Covid cases and 193 fatalities in 24 hours, a day earlier.