India recorded 20,279 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, less than 1,130 cases or 5.29% less than on Saturday. The total number of infections stood at 4,38,88,755. Active cases rose to 1,52,200 with an increase of 2,100 cases in 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry updated on Sunday.
Statewise – Maharashtra reported 2,336 new cases, followed by Kerala at 2,252, Tamil Nadu at 2014, West Bengal at 1,844. Twenty-five states and union territories (UTs) reported an increase in active cases, while nine states and UT reported a drop in active cases, updated data at 8 a.m. showed.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 5.29% and the weekly positivity rate at 4.46%, according to the ministry. The daily test positivity rate was highest in Mizoram at 27.30 percent, followed by Meghalaya at 19.93 percent and Arunachal Pradesh at 17.89 percent, the ministry said.
First post: STI