India recorded 2,95,041 new cases in the last 24 hours. Ten States including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, and Rajasthan report 76.32% of the new cases. Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 62,097. It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 29,574 while Delhi reported 28,395 new cases, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.
India’s total active caseload has reached 21,57,538. It now comprises 13.82% of the country’s total positive cases. A net incline of 1,25,561 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours. The five states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively account for 60.86% of India’s total active cases, it added.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,32,76,039 today. The National Recovery Rate is 85.01% as 1,67,457 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours, MoHFW also added.
The National Mortality Rate, according to MoHFW, has been falling and currently stands at 1.17%. Also, 2,023 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Ten states account for 82.6% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (519). Delhi follows with 277 daily deaths
Nine states/UTs have not reported any Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are D&D & D&N, Meghalaya, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, Lakshadweep, Nagaland, A&N Islands and Arunachal Pradesh.