India’s total coronavirus cases reached 1,00,55,560 on Monday with 24,337 new COVID-19 cases recorded in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
According to the Health Ministry, 25,709 recoveries have been reported in the last 24 hours. The difference in the new recoveries outnumbering new cases has also improved the recovery rate to 95.53 per cent on Monday.
The total numbers of recovered and active cases in the country are 96,06,111 and 3,03,639 respectively. Meanwhile, the country’s death count stands at 1,45,810 after 333 deaths.
Meanwhile, European countries – and some beyond the continent – are restricting travel from the United Kingdom amid mounting fears over an infectious new strain of the novel coronavirus first detected in England.
Austria, Belgium, Italy, Ireland, Germany, France and the Netherlands announced bans Sunday, with others expected to follow. Israel, Turkey and Saudi Arabia have also temporarily suspended flights departing from or arriving in the United Kingdom.