10 states & Union Territories account for India’s 78 percent COVID-19 cases, says Govt

GOI  claims the country’s recovery rate among the COVID-19 patients has reached 92.32 percent. More than 54 thousand COVID patients recovered during the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries has reached over 77 lakh 65 thousand. The constantly increasing recoveries have ensured that the actual caseload of the country is reduced and currently comprises only 6.19 percent of the total positive cases. The total number of active cases in the country is five lakh 20 thousand. The Ministry said, ten States and Union Territories account for over 78 percent of total active cases in the country. Maharashtra has the highest number of active cases with over 21 percent followed by Kerala with 16 percent, Delhi 7.8 percent, West Bengal 6.87 percent and Karnataka 6.76 percent. Currently, India’s Case Fatality Rate is at 1.49 percent, which is one of the lowest globally. The Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare has said that ten States and Union Territories account for over 78 percent of total active Covid cases in the country. In a tweet, the Ministry said, Maharashtra has the highest number of active Covid cases with over 21 percent followed by Kerala with 16 percent, Delhi 7.8 percent, West Bengal 6.87 percent and Karnataka 6.76 percent. The active cases in the country is less than 6 lakh for the last seven consecutive days and stand presently at around five lakh 27 thousand. The active cases are now only 6.31 percent of the total positive cases of the country.

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