76% of new recovered cases in 10 States/UTs: Health Ministry

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New Delhi (NVI): Around 92,043 new Covid -19 recoveries have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country, 76% of which are found in 10 States/Union Territories, the Health Ministry said today.

India has been recording a higher number of recoveries than the new cases for several consecutive days in the recent past, according to the ministry.

Maharashtra continues to top the list with more than 23,000 recovered cases, followed by Andhra Pradesh which has more than 9,000 such cases.

Apart from that, a total of 88,600 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours in the country. 10 States/UTs account for 77% of the new confirmed cases.

Maharashtra continues to lead here also as it has contributed more than 20,000 new cases, followed by Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh with more than 8,000 and 7,000 cases respectively.

There have been 1,124 deaths in the past 24 hours. 10 States/UTs account for 84% of the deaths in the last 24 hours due to COVID.

Of the new deaths, Maharashtra reported more than 38% of deaths with 430 deaths followed by Karnataka and Tamil Nadu with 86 and 85 deaths, respectively.

Yesterday, the Health Ministry had said that India’s Covid recovery rate has further improved to 82 per cent. India continues to remain the second worst-hit country after the United States but it has topped the global chart in terms of Covid recoveries.

-ARK