India reports 1,216 new Covid-19 cases & 18 deaths in last 24 hours; active caseload declines to 15.7k

India reported 1,216 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry data. With this, the country’s total tally of coronavirus cases rose to 4,46,58,365. The death toll climbed to 5,30,479 with 18 fatalities which includes 15 deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8am stated.