The Union Health Ministry updated their data on Monday morning indicating that there have been 4,30,60,086 cases of COVID-19 in a day. This number has now risen to 5,22,223 with 30 fresh fatalities as a result of the disease. The active cases increased by 649 cases from 24 hours ago to 16,522 today. As of Monday afternoon (8 am EST), there were 1862 recoveries from COVID-19 infections! This number is still far lower than the 10 per cent positivity rate which we typically see thoughout the population.
India has been witnessing a spike in the number of coronavirus cases, triggering fears of a possible fourth wave of the pandemic. Several states, including Punjab, Delhi, and Haryana that recently dropped the mask mandate have once again made it compulsory for people to wear a face mask in public places.prime minister narendra modi is likely to chair a meeting of the council of ministers on Wednesday in delhi, an official source said. he is also expected to hold a virtual meeting with chief ministers to review the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country on Wednesday. union health secretary rajesh bhushan will make a presentation on the matter.