New Delhi: Five states – Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat – have witnessed an upsurge in daily new cases, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
India’s total active caseload stands at 1.68 lakh (1,68,358) today as the country added 12,286 new cases in the last 24 hours.
80.33% of the new cases are from 5 States.
Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at 6,397. It is followed by Kerala with 1,938 while Punjab reported 633 new cases. Two states, Maharashtra and Kerala alone account for 67.84% of total active cases, the Health Ministry said.
The country’s present active caseload now consists of 1.51% of India’s total Positive Cases.