10 states report 78% of new cases; 5 states account for 62% of active cases

TNN Bureau. Updated: 4/20/2021 4:45:03 PM National

New Delhi: Of the total new cases reported in the last 24 hours, 78 per cent were reported from 10 states while 62 per cent of the active cases are in just five states.

According to the Union Health Ministry data, a total of 2,59,170 cases were reported in the last 24 hours. This is for the sixth consecutive day that India reported over two lakh cases in a day.

According to the data, 10 states — Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan — reported 77.67 per cent of the new cases.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 58,924. It is followed by Uttar Pradesh with 28,211 cases while Delhi reported 23,686 new cases in the last 24 hours. Karnataka has reported 15,785 cases followed by Chhattisgarh (13,834), Kerala (13,644), Madhya Pradesh (12,897), Rajasthan (11,967), Gujarat (11,403) and Tamil Nadu (10,941).
Updated On 4/20/2021 4:49:06 PM

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