TN continues to report spike in new Covid cases

Chennai: The Union government today said Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka and Tamilnadu have reported a high number of Covid daily new cases.

They cumulatively account for 82 per cent of the new cases reported in the past 24 hours, the Centre said.

Stating that 18,327 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours, it added that Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 10,216. It is followed by Kerala with 2,776 while Punjab reported 808 new cases.

India’s total Active Caseload has reached 1,80,304 today. India’s present active caseload now stands at 1.61 per cent of India’s total Positive Cases.

On the other hand, 21 States/UTs have less than 1,000 active cases. Arunachal Pradesh has reported only 3 active cases.


NT Bureau