Kerala Accounts For Almost Half Of India’s Active COVID19 Cases And Maharashtra Constitutes Half Of The Remaining CasesKerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan and Maharshtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

While 33 States and Union Territories (UT) have less than 5,000 COVID19 active cases each, Kerala and Maharashtra continue to report a high number of cases together composing 74.72 per cent of the total active cases, said a press release from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Kerala accounts for a whopping 45.7 per cent of total active cases in the country and Maharashtra constitutes 26.6 per cent of India’s active cases.

Among the 11,649 new daily cases recorded in India in the last 24 hours, Kerala reports the highest daily new cases at 4,612. It is followed by Maharashtra with 4,092, while Tamil Nadu reported just 470 new cases.

On the other hand, Tripura and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu currently have only two active cases each.

Eighteen States/UTs including Assam, Rajasthan, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Haryana have not reported any deaths in the last 24 hours.

As on 15 February, till 8 AM the cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 in the country has reached nearly 83 lakhs.

The second dose of COVID19 vaccination started on 13 February for those beneficiaries who have completed 28 days after receipt of the first dose.

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