The Centre on Friday said that recovery rate of COVID-19 patients has improved to 29.36 per cent in the country.
At least 16,540 people have recovered in the country so far.
According to health ministry officials 216 districts have not reported any case till date, while 42 districts have reported no fresh cases in the last 28 days and 29 districts have no fresh cases in the last 21 days.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in the country has climbed to 56,342, while the death toll stands at 1,886, and 37,916 people are under active medical supervision, The Assam Tribune reported.
In the last 24 hours, 3,390 new cases have come up and 1,273 people have recovered.
According to the official, some States have witnessed a rise in cases during the last few days and that there is a need to strengthen containment efforts to stop the rise in those States.
An inter-ministerial coordination committee, comprising officials of ministries of health, external affairs, home affairs, civil aviation, armed forces and Air India, has been constituted to implement the standard operating procedures for evacuation of stranded people to and from India, said the official.
Various actions have been collectively taken by the Centre and States for prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 and these are being regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.