New Delhi, May 07, 2021: India on Friday recorded a new high of 4,14,188 new Covid-19 cases, taking the caseload to 2,14,91,598, according to the Union Health Ministry. Health ministry numbers showed 3,915 deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, taking the overall toll to 2,34,083.
However, 1,76,12,351 Covid-19 patients have recovered, with India’s active caseload at 36,45,164.
The top five states that have registered maximum cases are Maharashtra (62,194), followed by Karnataka (49,058), Kerala (42,464), Uttar Pradesh (26,622) and Tamil Nadu (24,898).
These five states account for 49.55 per cent of the new cases, with Maharashtra alone responsible for 15.02 per cent of the fresh infections. Maximum casualties were reported in Maharashtra (853), followed by Uttar Pradesh (350).