Coronavirus: Health Ministry says 1,463 new cases detected in last 24 hours, total climbs to 28,380

27 April, 2020 | newsx bureau

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Coronavirus: Health Ministry spokesperson told media that 1,463 fresh cases have been detected in last 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India now stands at 28,380.

The Ministry of Health and Family Affairs (MoHFW) on Monday reported¬†1,463 new cases of COVID-19 detected in the last 24 hours and 60 deaths, India’s total count of coronavirus cases has surged to 28,380.

The total cases are inclusive of 6,361 cured and discharged patients, one migrated and 886 deaths. At present, there are 21,132 active COVID-19 cases in the country.

During the daily media briefing, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry, here said that 16 districts in the country, which earlier had cases, have not reported any fresh cases for the last 28 days.

The three new districts, which got added to this list are — Gondia in Maharashtra, Devangere in Karnataka and Lakhisarai in Bihar.

Apart from that, 85 districts in States and Union Territories have not reported any new cases in the last 14 days, he said.