Around 86% of the total coronavirus cases have been confirmed from only 10 states in India, the health ministry said today. Mahrashtra and Tamil Nadu — these two states accounted for 50% of the active COVID-19 cases in India.
India reported over 9 lakh coronavirus cases since the outbreak. The first case was detected in Kerala on January 30. The total number of active coronavirus cases stood at 311,565. Few other states such as Karnatake, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, West Bengal, Gujarat and Assam contributed 36% of the total active coronavirus cases in the country.
With 260,924 cases, Maharashtra recorded the highest number COVID-19 cases in India. After that, Tamil Nadu witnessed the most number of coronavirus cases. The total number of cases in the southern state stood at 142,798.