10 states account for 69.1% of
new Covid-19 cases: Health
Ten states, including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi,
reported 69.1 per cent of the new COVID-19 cases registered in a
day, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
With 3,23,144 people testing positive for the coronavirus
infection in a day, the country's total tally of cases has climbed to
1,76,36,307, it said.
Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu,
Gujarat and Rajasthan are also among the 10 states that reported
69.1 per cent of the new cases.
"Cumulatively, more than 28 crore tests have conducted so far,
while the cumulative positivity rate is 6.28 per cent," the ministry
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 48,700.
It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 33,551 new cases and
Karnataka with 29,744 new cases.
India's total number of active cases has reached 28,82,204 and
comprises 16.34 per cent of the total infections. There has been a
net increase of 68,546 cases in the total active cases in a span of
24 hours, according to the ministry. Read More