Health Ministry, Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal confirmed 1,251 COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths in the country. In the last 24 hours, Lav Agarwal said, "271 new cases and 3 new deaths have been reported." The deaths have been reported from Gujarat, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh respectively. Lav Agarwal said that the sudden increase in the positive cases was because some people didn't update about their illness on time. He said, "In this fight against COVID-19, we will be only successful if we get the support from all sections of the society."