India has achieved a COVID-19 recovery rate of 22.17%, with 6,361 people discharged as of now, according to the Union Health Ministry, which added that on Monday India registered 1,463 new cases, taking the total number to 28,380, with 21,132 active cases.
India also registered 60 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the total toll to 886. Two districts have now shown fresh cases, which earlier did not have any fresh case in past 28 days and those are Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh and Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar in Punjab. Further, a total of 85 districts from (25 States/UTs) have not reported any new cases since the past 14 days,” said the Ministry.
Meanwhile, with the number of cases rising, the Health Ministry has now issued “Guidelines for Home Isolation of very mild/pre-symptomatic COVID-19 cases”, stating that currently all suspected (awaiting test results) and confirmed cases of COVID-19 disease are being isolated and managed in a hospital setting with the intent to break the chain of transmission. Sixteen districts in the country, which earlier had cases, have not reported any fresh cases since the last 28 days.