In the last 24 hours, India has recorded 67,597 new cases of coronavirus, down 19.4 percent from yesterday. It raises the overall number of cases in the country to 4,23,39,611.
Kerala leads the way with 22,524 cases, followed by Maharashtra (6,436 cases), Karnataka (6,151 cases), Tamil Nadu (5,104 cases), and Madhya Pradesh (3,945 cases).
The five states are responsible for 65.33 percent of new cases, with Kerala alone accounting for 33.32 percent.
As many as 1,188 deaths were reported in the country in the last 24 hours, increasing the total reported death count to 5,04,062.
A total of 1,80,456 patients recovered in the last 24 hours, which brings the total recoveries to 4,08,40,658 across the country. India’s recovery rate now stands at 96.46 per cent.
India’s active caseload stands at 9,94,891. In the last 24 hours, active cases decline by 1,14,047.
India has administered a total of 55,78,297 doses in the last 24 hours, which brings the total tally of doses administered to 1,70,21,72,615.
A total of 13,46,534 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.