India reports active cases below 10 Lakh mark for 11th day in a row

India reports active cases below 10 Lakh mark for 11th day in a row

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India reported a total of 81,484 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours with 1,095 deaths, even as it sustained the steady trend of keeping active cases below the 10-lakh mark for the eleventh consecutive day, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) said on Friday. India also maintains its global position of being the country with the maximum number of recovered patients in the world.

The number of active cases on Friday was 9,42,217, of which 76.62 per cent were in 10 ten states and union territories, the MoHFW said.

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An MoHFW statement added that of the 1,095 deaths registered in the past 24 hours, 83.37 per cent are from 10 states and UTs. Maharashtra had 36 per cent of fatalities with 394 deaths, followed by Karnataka with 130 deaths.

Also, 10 states/UTs account for 72 per cent of the newly recovered cases. Maharashtra has the highest number of newly recovered cases, followed by Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.

As on date, the active cases contribute only 14.74 per cent to the positive caseload of the country. Maharashtra is leading the states’ tally with more than 2.5 lakh cases. Karnataka follows with more than 1 lakh cases.

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