On Wednesday, India reported 43,654 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, while 640 people died due to coronavirus, as per Union health ministry data. India’s number of active cases now stands at 3,99,436. The top five states which registered the maximum number of cases are Kerala with 22,129 cases, followed by Maharashtra with 6,258 cases, Mizoram with 1,845 cases, Tamil Nadu with 1,767 cases, and Odisha with 1,629 cases. More than 77% of the new cases were reported from these five states, with Kerala alone accounting for 50.69% of new infections.