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Covid-19: Delhi contributes most cases as India's tally nears 9.2 mn

covid-19 cases on Tuesday ballooned to 91,93,982 and toll summed up to 1,35,270. The number of daily new cases in the last 24 hours was 37,975.

At least 77.04% of the new cases are from 10 States and UTs. Delhi continues to report the highest daily new cases at 4,454.

Delhi is followed by Maharashtra with 4,153 new cases. At least 480 case fatalities have been reported in the past 24 hours.Ten States/UTs account for 73.54% of new deaths.

Delhi saw the maximum casualties (121). West Bengal and Maharashtra follow with 47 and 30 daily deaths, respectively, the union health ministry said in a statement.

India’s total cumulative tests has crossed 13.3 crore (13,36,82,275). The cumulative national Positivity Rate stands at 6.87% as on Tuesday

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