India records 16,838 new Corona Positive Cases; Total Active Caseload stands at 1.76 lakh

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India witnesses slight surge in new Covid-19 cases; 37,875 in 24 Hours
Coronavirus, India (Xinhua/IANS)

Delhi: March 05: India reported 16,838 new Corona Positive cases in last 24 hours and with this, total cases in India increased to 1,11,73,761. Likewise, in last 24 hours, India recorded 13, 819 new recoveries and with this, total recoveries number reached 1,08,39,894.

Six States, Maharashtra, Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, MP and Delhi, have reported high daily new cases in the last 24 hours. 84.44% of the new cases reported in last 24 hours (16,838) are from these six States.

Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at 8,998. It is followed by Kerala with 2,616 while Punjab reported 1,071 new cases.

113 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Six States account for 88.5%of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (60). Punjab follows with 15 daily deaths. Kerala reported 14 deaths.

India’s total Active Caseload stands at 1.76 lakh (1,76,319) today. The country’s present active caseload consists of 1.58% of the  total Positive Cases.

Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have shown a reduction in the active cases in the last 24 hours. On the other hand, Maharashtra, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi and Gujarat display a rise in the active cases during the same time period.

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