Rapid Increase in Coronavirus cases in India
The total number of coronavirus positive cases in India rose to 1071 (including 942 active cases, 99 cured/discharged cases and 29 deaths), according to the latest update from the ministry of health and family welfare
Sunday was the third consecutive day when the count of new cases was over 100, indicating that the infection was spreading.
A flight carrying 35 Indians from Afghanistan landed at the Delhi airport on Monday and the passengers were being sent to an ITBP quarantine facility set up in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, officials said.
The facility already has 481 Indians who were recently rescued from COVID-19 affected Rome in Italy.