COVID-19: Kerala, Maharashtra account for 40 percent of India's active cases
COVID-19: Kerala, Maharashtra account for 40 percent of India's active cases
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Out of the total active cases in the country, Kerala and Maharashtra together account for 40 per cent of the active count, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) on Sunday.

"33 States and UTs have less than 20,000 active cases. Kerala and Maharashtra together account for 40 per cent of total COVID-19 active cases," the Ministry of Health tweeted.

Other states with a high number of active coronavirus cases in West Bengal (19,065), Uttar Pradesh (17,955), and Chhattisgarh (17,488).

This comes as India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 1-crore mark on Saturday.

With 3,940 new Covid-19 cases reported in Maharashtra, the total caseload in the state has reached 18,92,707 on Saturday.

There are 61,095 active cases in the state, according to the state's Public Health Department.

The state has also recorded 74 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the toll related to the deadly virus to 48,648.

The recovery rate in the state is currently at 94.14 percent, while the case fatality rate is at 2.57 percent. As many as 17,81,841 people have recovered from the lethal infection in the state.

Meanwhile, with 25,153 new infections in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 case tally crossed the 1-crore mark, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.

According to the Union Health Ministry, the total numbers of recovered and active cases in the country are 95,50,712 and 3,08,751 respectively. Meanwhile, the country's death toll stands at 1,45,136.

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