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Six states account for over 85% of fresh COVID-19 cases in India: Health Ministry

The Hindu | 11/03/2021 03:03 PM | Click to read full article

Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Tamil Nadu continue to report a high number of fresh COVID-19 cases and together account for 85.91% of the new cases of the coronavirus infection reported in the country in a span of 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on March 11.

India currently has 1,89,226 active COVID-19 cases, which account for 1.68% of its total caseload. The Health Ministry said Kerala reported the maximum decline in the figure while Maharashtra has shown the maximum increase.