Ten states account for over 75 per cent of India’s total active COVID-19 cases

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Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh cumulatively account for 75.04 per cent of India’s total active cases, according to the Union Health Ministry.

India’s total coronavirus active cases have decreased to 35,16,997 with a net decline of 1,01,461 cases in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily new COVID-19 infections being registered in India was less than 3 lakh after 26 days, the news agency PTI quoted Union Ministry.

A total of 2,81,386 new cases were registered in a day.

There has been an average decline in daily new cases since May 9.

Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 34,389, followed by Tamil Nadu with 33,181 new cases.

The country’s toll rose by 4,106 to 2,74,390.

Globally, the coronavirus has now infected 16.27 crore people and killed over 33.74 lakh since the pandemic broke out in December 2019, according to Johns Hopkins University.