Earlier, ICMR also released revised guidelines for TrueNat, a comprehensive assay for screening and testing for positive cases for COVID-19.
The Minister said that 346 people have been cured/discharged so far in the national capital, taking the total number of recovered cases to 2,858.
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Maharashtra has the most number of positive COVID-19 cases at 24,427 which include 5,125 patients who have recovered and 921 fatalities, as of Wednesday.
The Prime Minister had on Tuesday announced a Rs 20 lakh crore special economic package for the country to become "self-reliant" and deal with COVID-19 crisis.
Lately, Devgn on shared a PSA for 'Aarogya Setu' app and urged people to download the app to be safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The video featured the actor in dual roles, first as a bodyguard that acts as Setu and the second role shows the actor as himself.
With an increase of 4,213 cases in the past 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count reached 67,152 on Monday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Madhya Pradesh has reported 2,096 positive cases so far of which 210 patients have recovered and 99 patients have lost their lives due to the virus. In Uttar Pradesh, as many as 1,793 people have confirmed COVID-19, of which 261 recovered and 27 people have succumbed to it.
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The government has given several advisories asking people to avoid crowded places and stay at home as much as possible in order to prevent the spread of the disease.