India’s daily new cases continue to rise as 2,00,739 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. Ten states including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, and Rajasthan have shown a high rise in the Covid daily new cases as 80.76% of the new cases are reported from these states, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 58,952. It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 20,439 while Delhi reported 17,282 new cases, it added.
India’s total active caseload has reached 14,71,877. It now comprises 10.46% of the country’s total positive cases. A net incline of 1,06,173 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 67.16% of India’s total active cases. Maharashtra alone accounts for 43.54% of the total active caseload of the country, MoHFW also said.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,24,29,564 today as the national recovery rate is 88.31%, with 93,528 recoveries were registered in the last 24 hours.
Also, 1,038 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Ten States account for 82.27% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (278). Chhattisgarh follows with 120 daily deaths.
However, nine states / UTs have not reported any Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are D&D & D&N, Tripura, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Lakshadweep, and Arunachal Pradesh.