The Joint Secretary said that India's fatality rate due to COVID-19 was much less than other countries with a high number of cases.
According to the Health Ministry, offices and other workplaces are relatively close setting, with shared spaces like (corridors, elevators and stairs, parking places, cafeteria, meeting rooms and conference halls etc.) and thus COVID-19 infection can spread relatively fast among officials, staffs and visitors.
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 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.
Agarwal stated health officials are ensuring effective intervention so that affected areas do not lead to a large number of cases further.
A total of 17,265 confirmed cases have been reported in India including 2,546 people have recovered.
Lav Aggarwal, Joint Secretary, Health and Family Welfare said the efforts of frontline workers and district administration are showing results in various districts of the country.
With 472 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 11 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total number of coronavirus positive cases in the country has gone up to 3,374, said the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation tonight at 8pm as the number of Covid-19 cases has surged to 446 in the country.
There are a total of seven confirmed cases of COVID-19 in West Bengal according to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.