As many as 1076 fresh COVID-19 cases and 32 related deaths were reported in last 24 hours in India.

With this the total cases in the country is closing in on the 14,000 mark.

The tally of positive cases has risen to 13,835, which include 11,616 active cases.

Meanwhile, as many as 1766 persons have been cured. The death toll in the Country has risen to 452.

The Union Health Ministry further informed that 5 lakh rapid antibody test kits are being distributed to the States.

According to the Health Ministry there has been a 40 per cent decline in the growth factor.