Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, 8 other
states account for 75% of new
Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala,
Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and
Rajasthan reported75.01 per cent of the new COVID-19 cases
registered in a day, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
India added a record 3,32,730 new coronavirus cases in a span
of 24 hours, taking the country's infection tally to1,62,63,695,
according to the ministry data updated on Friday.
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 67,013.
It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 34,254 fresh infections, while
Kerala reported 26,995 new cases, the ministry said.
India's active case count has reached 24,28,616 and now
comprises 14.93 per cent of the country's total infections. A net
increase of1,37,188 cases was recorded in the total active COVID-
19 cases in a day.
Five states -- Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh,
Karnataka and Kerala -- cumulatively account for 59.12 per cent
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