India records 359 COVID-19 cases, death toll reaches 7

A nearly empty road is seen next to Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) during a 14-hour long curfew to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease in the country, in the old quarters of Delhi, India.Reuters

The total number of active coronavirus positive cases in India reached 359 on Monday, including the foreign nationals, the Union Health Ministry said.

According to data available on Health Ministry’s website, seven deaths have been reported in India so far.

“A total of 23 patients have been cured and discharged. Seven deaths have been reported across the country,” the Health Ministry said.

Among the 22 states and union territories where the cases were found, Maharashtra had the highest patient count followed by Kerala.

As of 2.30 pm on Sunday, there were 341 cases, of the virus across India, the Union Health Ministry said.