The total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stands at 2,97,535 including 1,41,842 active cases, 1,47,195 cured/discharged/migrated and 8,498 deaths.
The total cases are inclusive of 8,372 cured and discharged patients, one migrated, and 1,075 deaths. At present, there are 24,162 active COVID-19 cases in the country.
He also initiated and encouraged his followers to use the hashtag 'Dil Se Thank You' to acknowledge those workers and express gratitude towards them.
BMC medical workers taking samples of people who have cold and cough for testing of COVID-19, in Mumbai on Sunday.
The top court, while addressing a writ petition this morning, took serious note of the panic created by fake news leading to a mass movement of migrant labourers. "Fake news has lead to untold suffering to these people," the court observed.
India had on Thursday reported the first death from coronavirus. A 76-year-old man, who passed away recently, has been tested positive of coronavirus.