Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tested positive for the novel coronavirus infection on Monday. He did not attend the Assembly session earlier in the day as he has fever since Sunday night. “After having a mild fever, I took the corona test today, the result of which came out to be positive. I have kept myself in isolation. There is no fever or any other problem right now. I am completely fine. With all your blessings, I will return to work soon,” he tweeted.
India on Monday overtook Brazil to register the highest number of COVID-19 recoveries in the world at 37,80,107, according to Johns Hopkins University data. According to the Union Health Ministry, India’s recovery rate has touched 78 per cent reflecting the increasing number of high recoveries per day. Globally, 19 million people have recovered. In India, 37.8 lakh people have recovered, followed by Brazil at 37.23 lakh cases and the US at 24.5 lakh cases.
The coronavirus tally in India crossed the 48 lakh-mark with 92,071 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. As many as 1,136 deaths were reported on Sunday, taking the toll to 79,722. Of the 48,46,427 infections, 9,86,598 are active cases, while 37,80,107 patients have been discharged.