The ministry had asked state governments of Himachal, Andhra and J-K to undertake a review and enhance testing in view of rising cases of COVID-19 and weekly positivity rates.
East Godavari reported the highest of 69 cases followed by 52 in Chittoor while the remaining 11 districts logged less than 50 infections.
246 new cases emerge from 28,855 sample tests; toll 14,401 after four more patients die.
The BBMP said physical classes will restart in the areas with less than 2 per cent Test Positivity Rate.
The number of cases has shown a downward trend and the positivity rate has been shrinking in the last several weeks.
Most of the cases were reported from Thrikkakara (57) and Tripunithura (54).
The three north coastal Andhra districts reported 57 new cases, while four Rayalaseema districts reported more than 110 new cases.
Going by calculations of the past seven days, data shows that Mysuru district has shown an increase from 0.82 per cent on October 14 to 1.13 per cent just two days later.
Mangaluru City Corporation has been witnessing a decrease in fresh Covid-19 positive cases in its limits. However, there are concerns that cases could again shoot up owing to the festive season.
Odisha reported 615 new cases, daily infection count went up by around 20 per cent in a day.
The highest number of fresh cases were reported from Guntur, 54, followed by 51 in Nellore.
The total number of deaths reported is nine in the past 24 hours.
The TPR in Talupulu PHC was recorded at 10.68 per cent and the other two mandals in Tirupati logged a positivity rate of over 7 per cent.
Over 14.13 lakh patients have recovered from the disease, according to data shared by the health department here.
Parents have been asked to educate children on Covid protocol as the state records a one-day surge in cases in 6 districts under 100.