Among the three is the 69-year-old Italian tourist who had recovered from the disease but died of heart attack at a private hospital here on Thursday night.
"The total number of active COVID-19 cases across India stands at 196 so far," the ministry said, adding that 23 others have been cured/discharged/migrated while four have died.
Total 40 persons have tested positive for COVID-19, out of them three have been discharged, the Chief Minister said.
The cases include 32 foreign nationals including 17 from Italy, 3 from the Philippines, two from the UK, one each belonging to Canada, Indonesia and Singapore.
A total of 14 people have been discharged from hospitals after being treated for the disease.
As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, WHO is committed to working together with the travel, transport and tourism sectors on emergency preparedness and response.
Karnataka has 8 coronavirus patients while Maharashtra 39 including 3 foreigners. Ladakh has reported four cases while Jammu and Kashmir three. Telangana has reported four cases.