Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are the three states with the highest number of COVID-19 active cases in India with 4,773, 4,223 and 2,950 cases respectively followed by Assam with 2,705 active cases as on Saturday, official sources said.
According to the latest updated data of the Union Health Ministry, Kerala today has 68,16,187 COVID-19 confirmed caseload with 531 new cases. Tamil Nadu's COVID-19 confirmed caseload reached 35,88,449 with 292 new cases, while Karnataka has 40,66,542 with 185 new cases reported in a soan of 24 hours between Friday and Saturday.
So far, Maharashtra has the highest COVID-19 death toll of 1,48,371, followed by Kerala with 71,290 deaths, Karnataka - 40,292 deaths and Tamil Nadu with 38,048 detah toll.
Meanwhile, the country reported 2,430 single day new cases and eight more deaths as per the latest update.
India's COVID-19 active caseload currently stands at 26,627, which is 0.06 per cent of the total caseload of 4,46,26,427, while the recovery rate currently is 98.76 per cent with the report of 2,378 recoveries. The total number of recoveries has reached 4,40,70,935
The daily positivity rate stood at 1.01 per cent and weekly positivity rate is 1.07 per cent.
So far, 89.83 crore total tests have been conducted, while 219.27 cr total vaccine doses (94.95 cr second dose and 21.81 cr precaution dose) have been administered under the Nationwide Vaccination Drive.