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5 states account for 60% active COVID cases

With 94,612 people recuperating from COVID-19 in a span of 24 hours, the total number of recoveries in the country has surged to 43,03,043, taking the national recovery rate to 79.68%, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

As many as 60% of the new recoveries were reported from five states – Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu – which also accounted for 52% of the new cases, the Ministry highlighted.

Maharashtra continued to top the chart with more than 23,000 new recoveries, while both Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh accounted for over 10,000 single-day recoveries, it said.

The country has reported more than 94,000 recoveries for two successive days, the Ministry said.

A total of 92,605 fresh COVID-19 cases have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of such cases to 54,00,619. – PTI

 

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