Areas where the disease can be spread quickly should be identified and containment measures should be taken accordingly.
The ministry said that a reduction of 8,164 cases has been recorded in active cases in a span of 24 hours.
Noting that there is an overall stabilisation in COVID-19 cases, India govt urged people to be careful in the coming two-three months to retain the gains achieved in the pandemic management so far.
The tally of active cases has declined to 3,74,269, which comprises 1.13 per cent of the total infections.
The active cases increased to 3,93,614 comprising 1.19 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.48 per cent.
The vaccination drive is already in progress in India and over 60 per cent of the population has been administered the first dose.
The active cases comprise 1.18 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.48 per cent.
The samples of three more close contacts are being tested on Tuesday.
As part of contact tracing, the health officials have prepared a list of 188 persons believed to have contacted the victim.
Kerala accounts for 63.4 per cent of India's new cases (19,622), and 37.7 per cent of new fatalities (132).