The Health Ministry on Thursday said 75% of the 86,508 Covid-19 cases reported in a span of 24 hours in India, are concentrated in 10 states and Union territories, which include Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Chhattisgarh. Maharashtra continues to top this list, contributing more than 21,000 cases, followed by Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka with more than 7,000 and 6,000 coronavirus cases. India's Covid-19 recovery rate has meanwhile improved to 81.55% on September 24. About 13 states/UTs are also reporting higher number of new recoveries than new cases. India has been reporting steady trend of higher recoveries than new cases for the 6th successive day.