Today News Online Service
New Delhi, March 14
India’s total active caseload today surged to 2,10,544, with Maharashtra, Kerala and Punjab accounting for 77 per cent of the burden.
As of today, active cases account for 1.85 per cent of total Covid cases as daily new cases today rose beyond 25,000 in the highest rise since December 20.
With Maharashtra accounting for 56.91 per cent of active cases, followed by Kerala (14.84%) and Punjab (5.18%), the Centre today flagged the top five highest load districts of the three states.
In Punjab, Jalandhar has maximum active cases (1,438), followed by SBS Nagar (1,382), SAS Nagar (1,237), Patiala (1,095) and Hoshiarpur (1,074).
Maharashtra’s highest burden districts are Pune, Nagpur, Mumbai, Thane and Nasik while that of Kerala include Ernakulum, Pathanamthitta, Thrissur, Kozhikode and Kannur.
The country’s daily Covid caseload was 25,320 today. Maharashtra reported the highest daily new cases (15,602), followed by Kerala (2,035) and Punjab (1,510).
Cumulative recoveries stood at 1,09,89,897 today as the recovery rate reached 96.75 per cent with 16,637 recoveries in the past 24 hours. Daily deaths also rose to 161.