India’s COVID-19 cases rise to 27,892, Death toll at 872

Coronavirus cases in India has risen to 27,892 with 872 deaths. There are 20,835 active cases while 6,184 have been cured/discharged, the Health Ministry said on Monday.

Maharashtra has highest COVID-19 cases – 8,068, followed by Gujarat – 3,301, Delhi – 2,918, Rajasthan – 2,185 and Madhya Pradesh – 2,096.

PM Modi will interact with chief ministers via video conference today to discuss situation in states/union territories due to COVID-19. This will be the third video conference of the prime minister with the chief ministers after the spread of novel coronavirus in the country.

“At 10 AM, Shri @narendramodi will be interacting with state Chief Ministers via video conferencing. They will be discussing aspects relating to the COVID-19 situation,” PMO tweeted.

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said that the government brought back 391 students who were stuck in Kota due to lockdown. 

“After a long journey from Kota, 391 children are back with smiles and cheers. To ensure they and their families remain safe, we are putting them into 14-day quarantine,” Assam Health Minister said.