COVID-19 update: India keeps active cases under 5%, cases come mainly from 8 states & UTs
Around 39,379 recoveries were reported from the country in the past 24 hours taking the recovery rate to 93.65 per cent
India is keeping its active caseload under the 5-lakh mark while almost 70 per cent of the total cases are coming from eight states and Union Territories including Delhi and Maharashtra.
According to the data by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the active caseload of the country stands at 4,55,555 accounting to 4.89 per cent of the total positive cases.
Out of the total, 69.59 per cent of the total active cases come from eight states and UTs of Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh.
While Maharashtra has a total of 87,014 cases active, Kerala has a total of 64,615 cases active in the state. It is followed by 38,734 of Delhi and 27,302 active cases of Rajasthan.
Uttar Pradesh also has a total of 25,422 active cases and Karnataka has a total of 25,335 active cases. West Bengal also contributes to a total of 24,670 active cases while Chhattisgarh has a total of 23,957 cases.
India in the past 24 hours reported a total of 43,082 cases and 492 fatalities. The maximum number reported from Delhi with 91 deaths in the past 24 hours. It also reported a total of 5,475 cases in the past 24 hours.
Maharashtra also saw a resurgence of the virus and reported a total of 6,406 cases and 65 deaths. Kerala reported a total of 5,378 cases and 27 new deaths.
On the other hand, around 39,379 recoveries were reported from the country in the past 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries to 87,18,517 and the recovery rate to 93.65 per cent.
The maximum number of recoveries were reported from Kerala with 5,790 recoveries followed by 4,937 of Delhi and 4,815 of Maharashtra. West Bengal also reported 3,537 recoveries in the past one day.
Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Rajasthan reported over 2,000 recoveries each while Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh reported close to 2,000 recoveries each. Gujarat reported a total of 1,302 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
With this, the total number of cases in India has surpassed the 93-lakh mark to reach 93,09,787 including 1,35,715 deaths.