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Five states represent more than 72% of the total active cases of Covid-19 in the country: Government | India News

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NEW DELHI: Five states (Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala) cumulatively account for 72.23% of the country’s total active Covid-19 cases that have once again passed the 10 lakh mark after about six months and a half. the Union’s health ministry said on Saturday.
Ten districts including Pune, Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Bengaluru Urban, Nashik, Delhi, Raipur, Durg and Aurangabad account for 45.65% of total active cases, which have increased to 10.46.631 and now comprise 7.93 % of total infections. saying.
There has been a net increase of 67,023 cases in the total of active cases in a period of 24 hours. Maharashtra alone accounts for 51.23% of the total active cases in the country, the ministry said.
Ten states, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan, have shown a sharp increase in daily cases of Covid-19 accounting for 82.82% of new infections , He said.
India recorded a single-day record peak of 1.45,384 new coronavirus infections on Saturday, bringing the national Covid-19 case count to 1.32.05,926.
Maharashtra has reported the highest number of new cases daily with 58,993. Chhattisgarh follows with 11,447 cases, while Uttar Pradesh reported 9,587 new cases.
India’s cumulative recoveries stand at 1,19,90,859 with 77,567 recoveries recorded in one day.
“Daily deaths continue to show an upward trend. A total of 794 deaths were reported in a 24-hour period,” the ministry said, noting that 10 states account for 86.78% of new deaths.
Maharashtra saw the highest casualties at 301 followed by Chhattisgarh (91).
Twelve states and union territories have reported no deaths from Covid-19 in a 24-hour span, the ministry said.
These are Puducherry, Ladakh, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Mizoram, Manipur, Lakshadweep, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Arunachal Pradesh, he said.
The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded Rs 9.80 crore, the ministry said.
Altogether, 9,80,75,160 doses of vaccine have been administered through 14,75,410 sessions until 7 am, according to the interim report.
These include 89,88,373 healthcare workers (HCP) who have taken the first dose and 54,79,821 HCP who have taken the second dose, 98,67,330 PDAs who have received the first dose, 46,59,035 PDAs who have taken the second dose.
In addition, 3,86,53,105 and 15,90,388 beneficiaries older than 60 years received the first and second doses respectively, and 2,82,55,044 and 5,82,064 beneficiaries between 45 and 60 years old received the first and second doses respectively.
Eight states, including Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala account for 60.62% of the total doses administered so far in the country, the ministry said.
More than 34 lakhs of vaccination doses were administered in a 24-hour span, he said.
As on day 84 of the vaccination campaign (April 9), 34,15,055 doses of vaccine were administered. Of which, 30,06,037 beneficiaries were vaccinated in 46,207 sessions for the first dose and 4,09,018 beneficiaries received the second dose of the vaccine.
In terms of the number of daily doses administered globally, India remains at the top with an average of 38,93,288 doses administered per day.

Times of India

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