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New Delhi : Six states across the country are reporting high daily COVID19 cases. They are :Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat, and Tamil Nadu. They collectively account for 84.71% of the 18,711 new daily cases reported in last 24 hours. Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at 10,187 followed by Kerala with 2,791 while Punjab reported 1,159 new cases.

The Centre is continuously engaging with the States and UTs reporting higher caseload of active cases and those showing a rise in the daily new COVID cases. It has deputed high-level teams to Maharashtra and Punjab, that are showing steep increase in the daily new cases. India’s total Active Caseload was 1,84,523 on March 7, 2021. The country’s present active caseload accounts for 1.65% of the total Positive Cases, according to a PIB release.

100 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Six States account for 87.00% of the new deaths. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties (47). Kerala follows with 16 daily deaths. Punjab reported 12 deaths.