Last Friday, Indian authorities reported that there has been a rebound in confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, which totaled 23,452, after adding another 1,752 infected in the last 24 hours, a record number since the pandemic began. India's number so far has been 31,332 cases and over 1000 dead.

Indian police patrol a street during the quarantine in Ahmedabad, India, on Sunday April 19, 2020. India is one of the busiest places on Earth, a nation where social distancing is impossible for millions of people (AP Photo / Ajit Solanki)
Indian police patrol a street during the quarantine in Ahmedabad, India, on Sunday, April 19, 2020. India is one of the busiest places on Earth, a nation where social distancing is impossible for millions of people

However, the Indian Ministry of Health has highlighted that the recovery rate is at its highest point, with 4,748 people, 20.57 percent of the recovered patients - of the total registered active cases. In this sense, India has indicated that there are already 80 districts where no new cases have been registered in the last 14 days, which would mean that the measures of restriction and confinement are working.

Children wait to receive free food in a slum during the coronavirus quarantine in Mumbai, India on Saturday April 18, 2020. As governments around the world try to curb the spread of the coronavirus, India has launched one of the most draconian social experiments in history, locking up its entire population, including some 176 million people struggling to survive on $ 1.90 a day or less (AP Photo / Rajanish Kakade)
Children wait to receive free food in a slum during the coronavirus quarantine in Mumbai, India on Saturday April 18, 2020.

“The contagion chain has been broken thanks to the collective effort of people and the Administration. We must maintain this status in areas that do not register new cases and add new districts to this category, " said a senior official in the Ministry.

As governments around the world try to curb the spread of the coronavirus, India has launched one of the most total social experiments in history, locking up the entire population, including some 176 million people struggling to survive on $ 1.90 a day or less.

A doctor takes a sample from a woman for a COVID-19 test in Amritsar on April 23, 2020, during the government-imposed national quarantine as a preventive measure against the coronavirus (Photo by NARINDER NANU / AFP)
A doctor takes a sample from a woman for a COVID-19 test in Amritsar on April 23, 2020, during the government-imposed national quarantine as a preventive measure against the coronavirus

However, earlier last week the government warned of the "seriousness" of the pandemic in the cities of Bombay, Pune, Indore, Jaipur, and Calcutta, where the outbreak is "especially dangerous." The metropolitan areas of Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad, with a population of about 7.5 million people, have been declared “contamination” zones, so they have been under strict confinement.

Migrant workers and families from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh states hold kitchen utensils as they protest against the government for the lack of food in a slum area in Amritsar on April 22, 2020 (Photo by NARINDER NANU / AFP)
Migrant workers and families from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh states hold kitchen utensils as they protest against the government for the lack of food in a slum area in Amritsar on April 22, 2020

While the battle against the new coronavirus disease rages on in India, check out these incredible photos that portray a war of a kind the Indian subcontinent has never fought in the its history before:

A driver sits in his rickshaw during the quarantine in Chennai on April 21, 2020. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP)
A driver sits in his rickshaw during the quarantine in Chennai on April 21, 2020
A health official uses a swab to collect a sample of a man for the COVID-19 test from inside a mobile van in the village of Changodar, about 20 km from Ahmedabad, on April 23, 2020. (Photo SAM PANTHAKY / AFP)
A health official uses a swab to collect a sample of a man for the COVID-19 test from inside a mobile van in the village of Changodar, about 20 km from Ahmedabad, on April 23, 2020
Tulika Roy, a municipal worker, walks to deliver vegetables from a vendor to residents of a restricted area with COVID cases in Calcutta on April 21, 2020. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)
Tulika Roy, a municipal worker, walks to deliver vegetables from a vendor to residents of a restricted area with COVID cases in Calcutta on April 21, 2020
A prototype fan exposed during the
A prototype fan during the "COVID-19 Open Innovation Challenge" organized by the Srinagar Center for Innovation, Incubation and Business Development, where students demonstrated their inventions of medical equipment on April 23, 2020
Police personnel stand in line while waiting to be checked by health workers at a hospital in Amritsar on April 22, 2020. (Photo by NARINDER NANU / AFP)
Police personnel stand in line while waiting to be checked by health workers at a hospital in Amritsar on April 22, 2020
Volunteers disinfect an area in Amritsar on April 23, 2020. (Photo by NARINDER NANU / AFP)
Volunteers disinfect an area in Amritsar on April 23, 2020
Police distribute free food to homeless people during the national closure in Gauhati, India on Thursday April 23, 2020 (AP Photo / Anupam Nath)
Police distribute free food to homeless people during the national closure in Gauhati, India on Thursday April 23, 2020
Buddhist monks of Thai nationality queue before checking in for a flight to Thailand during the quarantine at Gaya International Airport, about 5 km from Bodhgaya, on April 24, 2020. (Photo by SUMAN / AFP)
Buddhist monks of Thai nationality queue before checking in for a flight to Thailand during the quarantine at Gaya International Airport, about 5 km from Bodhgaya, on April 24, 2020
A doctor takes a sample from a man for a COVID-19 test in Amritsar on April 23, 2020. (Photo by NARINDER NANU / AFP)
A doctor takes a sample from a man for a COVID-19 test in Amritsar on April 23, 2020
An Indian girl works at a wholesale vegetable market during the closing in Jammu, India on Monday April 20, 2020 (AP Photo / Channi Anand)
An Indian girl works at a wholesale vegetable market during the closing in Jammu, India on Monday April 20, 2020
A sweeper receives gloves distributed by the Health and Medical Unit Directorate in Hyderabad on April 22, 2020. (Photo by NOAH SEELAM / AFP)
A sweeper receives gloves distributed by the Health and Medical Unit Directorate in Hyderabad on April 22, 2020
A police officer interrogates pedestrians at a checkpoint in New Delhi's Old Town on April 23, 2020. (Photo by SAJJAD HUSSAIN / AFP)
A police officer interrogates pedestrians at a checkpoint in New Delhi's Old Town on April 23, 2020
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee waves as she delivers a speech from her car during the Kolkata quarantine on April 23, 2020. (Photo by Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee waves as she delivers a speech from her car during the Kolkata quarantine on April 23, 2020
A New Zealand citizen stranded with his son wearing a face mask arrives on board a repatriation flight back home at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India on Thursday April 23, 2020 (AP Photo / Manish Swarup)
A New Zealand citizen stranded with his son wearing a face mask arrives on board a repatriation flight back home at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India on Thursday April 23, 2020
A municipal health worker drives a decorated auto-rickshaw as a coronavirus image along a highway to raise awareness of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Chennai on April 23, 2020. (Photo by Arun SANKAR / AFP)
A municipal health worker drives a decorated auto-rickshaw as a coronavirus image along a highway to raise awareness of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Chennai on April 23, 2020
A man in a mask walks his dog with an Elizabethan collar, a protective device to prevent him from licking his body, in Calcutta, India on April 24, 2020. REUTERS / Rupak De Chowdhuri
A man in a mask walks his dog with an Elizabethan collar, a protective device to prevent him from licking his body, in Calcutta, India on April 24, 2020
Members of the Fire and Emergency Services decontaminate a road using a boom sprayer in Ahmedabad, India on April 24, 2020. REUTERS / Amit Dave
Members of the Fire and Emergency Services decontaminate a road using a boom sprayer in Ahmedabad, India on April 24, 2020
A Muslim woman buys dried fruit in a store on the eve of the holy fast of Ramadan in Ahmedabad, India on April 24, 2020. REUTERS / Amit Dave
A Muslim woman buys dried fruit in a store on the eve of the holy fast of Ramadan in Ahmedabad, India on April 24, 2020
Healthcare workers with protective gear walk on a railroad track when they arrive in a slum area for a door-to-door check of people to find out if they have developed any of the symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Calcutta , India, April 24, 2020. REUTERS / Rupak De Chowdhuri
Healthcare workers with protective gear walk on a railroad track when they arrive in a slum area for a door-to-door check of people to find out if they have developed any of the symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Calcutta , India, April 24, 2020
A man holds his son while a health worker takes his temperature with an infrared thermometer during a door-to-door check of people to find out if they have developed any of the symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in a slum area of ​​Calcutta, India on April 24, 2020. REUTERS / Rupak De Chowdhuri
A man holds his son while a health worker takes his temperature with an infrared thermometer during a door-to-door check of people to find out if they have developed any of the symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in a slum area of ​​Calcutta, India on April 24, 2020
Municipal workers with protective gear stand as an ambulance carrying the body of a woman who died due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, on April 17, 2020. REUTERS / Amito Dave / Photo Archive
Municipal workers with protective gear stand as an ambulance carrying the body of a woman who died due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, on April 17, 2020
A man in a protective mask passes in front of replicas of traditional dancers and animals installed at a road junction, to raise awareness of the use of masks in Chennai, India, on April 23, 2020. REUTERS / P. Ravikumar
A man in a protective mask passes in front of replicas of traditional dancers and animals installed at a road junction, to raise awareness of the use of masks in Chennai, India, on April 23, 2020
Municipal workers with protective gear prepare to incinerate the body of a man, who died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, on April 22, 2020. REUTERS / Amit Dave
Municipal workers with protective gear prepare to incinerate the body of a man, who died from coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, on April 22, 2020
A municipal worker sprays disinfectant into people's bags as they stand in line in a row to receive free food distributed by the government in New Delhi, India on April 21, 2020. REUTERS / Anushree Fadnavis
A municipal worker sprays disinfectant into people's bags as they stand in line in a row to receive free food distributed by the government in New Delhi, India on April 21, 2020

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