India has recorded 4,12,262 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Ten states including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Haryana, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Rajasthan report 72.19% of the new cases, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said.
According to MohFW, Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 57,640. It is followed by Karnataka with 50,112 while Kerala reported 41,953 new cases.
India’s total active caseload has reached 35,66,398. It now comprises 16.92% of the country’s total positive cases. A net incline of 79,169 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours. Twelve states cumulatively account for 81.05% of India’s total active cases, it added.
The national mortality rate has been falling and currently stands at 1.09% as 3,980 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Ten states account for 75.55% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (920). Uttar Pradesh follows with 353 daily deaths.
Five states/UTs have not reported any Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are D&D & D&N, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh (UT) and Mizoram.