Coronavirus death toll 16, number of cases 694: Health ministry

New Delhi, Mar 26 (PTI) The death toll due to COVID-19 in India rose to 16 on Thursday and the number of positive cases increased by nearly 90 to 694, according to the health ministry.

In its updated figures at 8 pm, the ministry stated that 16 COVID-19 deaths were reported so far in the country.

According to the data, the number of active COVID-19 cases in the country stood at 633, while 44 people were either cured or discharged and one had migrated.

The total of cases reported till Wednesday was 606. PTI PLB ZMN