India registers 29,429 COVID cases, 582 deaths in 24 hours

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India has registered 29,429 fresh COVID-19 cases & 582 deaths in the past 24 hours. The total number of positive cases in the country stands at 9,36,181 while the death toll has climbed to 24,309. 

Of the total, 3,19,840 cases are said to be active and 5,92,032 have been discharged after recovery. 

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10 coronavirus positive patients who were discharged from hospital after recovery have again contracted the virus. They have been found to be coronavirus positive again within a span of 10 days. The patients belong to Dera Bassi town of Mohali in Punjab. 

Several state governments in the country have decided to reimpose a complete lockdown while some have decided to lock down specific cities and containment zones in order to stop coronavirus transmissions.