Govt identifies 10 COVID-19 'hotspots' as positive cases surge

With 227 cases reported on Monday, the total number of positive cases of coronavirus in India has crossed 1,250 and killed 32 people.

According to a report, the government has identified 10 hotspots across the country.

The report quoted officials as saying that "a place is identified as a 'cluster' where more than 10 cases are detected" while 'hotspots' are the places where several clusters are detected.

The hotspots that have emerged across the country are Dilshad Garden and Nizamuddin in Delhi, Noida, Meerut, Bhilwara, Ahmedabad, Kasaragod, Pathanamthitta, Mumbai, and Pune.

More than 200 people showing symptoms of the coronavirus were admitted to different hospitals by Delhi's Health Department on Monday.