India on Monday recorded 39,361 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours with Mizoram recording the highest number of fresh cases in the Northeast.
The top five states that have registered maximum cases are Kerala with 17,466 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 6,843 cases, Mizoram with 2,307 cases, Andhra Pradesh with 2,252 cases and Odisha with 1,833 cases.
Of the total fresh Covid-19 cases, 78.0% have been reported from the five states with Kerala alone responsible for 44.37% of the new cases.
On the other hand, the maximum casualties have been reported from Maharashtra (123), followed by Odisha with 67 deaths.
Apart from the nearly 40,000 cases, India has also recorded 5,968 recoveries and 416 deaths in the last 24 hours. India's total death toll has now reached 4,20,967.
Meanwhile, a total of 1369 new COVID-19 cases have been detected in Mizoram in the last 24 hours.
With the detection of the new cases, Mizoram's total caseload has risen to 33,452.
Meanwhile, the active cases tally of the state is also nearing the 10,000 marks and is currently standing at 9743.
Mizoram capital – Aizawl accounts for the highest number of active cases – 7006, followed by Lunglei – 914 and Kolasib – 667.
India's recovery rate now stands at 97.35%. A total of 35,968 patients recovered in the last 24 hours.
India's total number of active cases now stand at 4,11,189 while the number of recovered cases has climbed to 3,05,79,106. The total number of vaccine doses administered is at 43,51,96,001.
India has administered a total of 18,99,874 doses in the last 24 hours. A total of 11,54,444 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.