The death toll in India from the novel coronavirus has climbed to 109, the health ministry announced Monday.
The ministry said out of 4,067 cases, 3,666 are currently active, while 292 people have been discharged from hospitals.
Local media said that 693 fresh cases and 32 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.
“109 people have died of coronavirus in India, with 32 dying and 693 fresh cases in the last 24 hours alone, the highest so far,” local broadcaster NDTV reported.
As part of measures to curb the spread of the virus, the Indian government