New Delhi, April 17:

The coronavirus trajectory in India continued to witness an upward trend as its tally mounted to 14,526,609 after 234,692 Covid-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Saturday. It is the third consecutive day when the number of daily cases has been above the 200,000-mark. The daily fatalities remained above 1,000 as 1,341 people died due to the viral infection, pushing the death toll to 175,649.