COVID-19 Update: India keeps active cases below 8 lakhs for 2nd consecutive day
Out of the total active cases, most of the cases remain in three states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala
With recoveries surpassing the new reported COVID-19 cases, India has been able to keep the active cases below 8 lakhs for the 2nd consecutive day.
According to the data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the active cases in India stand at 7,83,311 which is little over 10 percent of the total positive cases.
The data suggests that out of the total active cases, most of the cases remain in three states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala. While Maharashtra contributes around 1,85,750 active cases, Karnataka has 1,10,666 active cases. Similarly, Kerala has a total of 96,100 active cases. Rest all states in India have active cases below 50,000.
India reported a total of 72,614 recoveries in the past 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 65,97,209. With this, the rate of recovery in India has reached a high of 88.03 per cent.
The ministry’s data suggests that the highest number of new recoveries have been recorded from ten states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Odisha.
The highest number of recoveries were reported in Maharashtra with 14,238 patients recovering in the past 24 hours followed by 8,893 of Karnataka and 7,991 of Kerala.
Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu each reported over 5,000 recoveries followed by over 3,000 of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Delhi and Chhattisgarh each. Odisha also reported a total of 2,842 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
On the other hand, a total of 61,871 fresh cases and 1033 new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours. The maximum number of cases were reported from Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
Maharashtra reported 10,259 new cases and 463 deaths, the highest across India, followed by 9016 new cases and 26 new deaths of Kerala. Karnataka reported 7184 new cases and 71 new deaths while Tamil Nadu reported 4,295 cases and 57 new deaths. West Bengal also reported 3,865 new cases and 62 new deaths.
National Capital Delhi also reported 3,259 new cases and 35 new deaths while Uttarakhand reported the second highest number of deaths as 95 people lost their lives in the past 24 hours.
So far, India has reported 74,94,551 cases out of which 1,14,031 people have lost their lives.