76 pc of India’s active Covid caseload from 10 states

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New Delhi, Nov 27 (UNI) As many as 43,082 new confirmed Covid cases were registered in the past 24 hours in the country with a whopping 76.93 per cent contributed by 10 states/UTs. Of the 492 case deaths reported in the past 24 hours, these were again concentrated in 10 states/UTs. Delhi with 91 deaths reported the maximum new fatalities, an official release here said.

On Friday, India’s active caseload stood at 4,55,555 and the present contribution of active caseload to India’s total positive cases was pegged at 4.89 per cent. Eight states/UT of Maharashtra, Kerala, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh accounted for about 70 per cent of the total active cases

Maharashtra led the tally with 87,014 total active Covid cases, Kerala recorded 64,615 active cases, while Delhi followed with 38,734 total active cases. Maharashtra added 6,406 new Covid cases — the maximum — while Delhi and Kerala reported 5,475 and 5,378 new cases respectively in the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, total recovered cases in India touched 87,18,517. The national recovery rate stoods at 93.65 per cent today.

Altogether 39,379 recoveries have been registered in the past 24 hours in the country, and 78.15 per cent of the new recovered cases were concentrated in 10 states/UTs. Kerala has reported the maximum single day recoveries of 5,970 newly discharged cases. In Delhi, there were 4,937 recoveries and 4,815 in Maharashtra.

About 83.80 per cent of the total deaths were concentrated in 10 states/UT of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

Maharashtra also contributed the maximum — 34.49 per cent — to the total deaths with 46,813 deaths so far. Of the 492 deaths, 75.20 per cent of the fatalities was reported in the past 24 hours from 10 states/UTs.

Delhi with 91 deaths reported the maximum new fatalities. Maharashtra saw a fatality count of 65 followed by West Bengal with 52 deaths.


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