According to the health bulletin issued by the DGHS, out of these 2,069 patients have been cured and recovered, while 73 deaths have occurred due to the disease.

While Maharashtra, with 20,228 cases is the worst-affected state, it is followed by Gujarat with 7,796 and the national capital, Delhi, with 6,542 cases. Tamil Nadu, is marginally behind Delhi with 6,535 cases.

"Our fatality rate in the country continues to be around 3.3 per cent and the recovery rate has climbed up to 29.9 per cent, these are very good indicators," Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said.

There have been 194 incidents of assault on police personnel during the lockdown period, and 689 accused have been arrested for that.

At the time of discharge, the patient will be advised to follow the home isolation for further 7 days as per the guidelines issued by the Ministry.

The total number of active cases in the country now stands at 39,834 while the number of cured/discharged/migrated stands at 17,847.

The global case count has increased by 87,729 to a cumulative total of 3,759,967 cases, according to the latest situation report.

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