India, July 12 -- The Madhya Pradesh government has said that the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) situation is under control in the state. The daily number of cases have been falling in the state, and on Sunday, it recorded on 23 fresh infections.

"The Covid-19 situation is under control. Infection rate is quickly decreasing to zero and recovery rate is 78.78 per cent," Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal and financial hub Indore, which were Covid-19 hotspots when the second wave struck the country, saw five and nine cases respectively.

However, the health department did not release any data of fresh deaths, if any, that occurred due to the viral infection...