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12 states account for more than 80% of active coronavirus cases | India News


NEW DELHI: Twelve states accounted for 80.68 percent of active coronavirus cases over 37.23 lakh in India, according to official data.
Maharashtra has the maximum number of active cases at 6.57 lakh, followed by Karnataka 5,36,661, Kerala 4,02,997, Uttar Pradesh 2,54,118 and Rajasthan 1,99,147 cases.
The other states that have large active cases are Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Haryana, and Bihar.
Ten states accounted for 70.77 percent of new cases in the past 24 hours, of which Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases with 54,022, followed by Karnataka 48,781 and Kerala 38,460 new cases.
Among the remaining seven states and union territories with a high number of daily new cases are Uttar Pradesh (27,763), Tamil Nadu (26,465), Delhi (19,832), West Bengal (19,216), Rajasthan (18,231), Andhra Pradesh (17,188) and Haryana (13,867).
A record 4,187 Covid-19 deaths in one day brought India’s death toll to 2.38,270, while 4.01,078 new infections were reported during the period, bringing the case count to 2.18.92,676, according to data from the Union Ministry of Health on Saturday.
The data showed that the fatality rate was 1.09 percent.
The 4,187 new deaths include 898 from Maharashtra, 592 from Karnataka, 372 from Uttar Pradesh, 341 from Delhi, 208 from Chhattisgarh, 197 from Tamil Nadu, 165 from Punjab, 164 from Rajasthan, 162 from Haryana, 137 from Uttarakhand, 136 from Jharkhand. , 119 from Gujarat and 112 from West Bengal.
By registering a steady increase, active cases have reached 37,23,446, representing 17.01 percent of all infections, the data showed.
The national Covid-19 recovery rate has dropped to 81.90 percent, the data showed, as the number of people who have recovered from the disease stood at 1,79,30,960. In the last 24 hours, there were 3,18,609 recoveries in the country, he said.
Ten states accounted for 72 percent of the new recoveries in the country. These are Maharashtra, with peak recoveries, followed by Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Haryana.
So far, a total of more than 30 million tests have been performed nationwide, while the cumulative positivity rate is 7.29 percent, the ministry said.
According to official figures shared by the ministry, the first dose of the vaccine has so far been administered to more than 14.8 lakh beneficiaries in the 18-44 age group in phase 3 of the vaccination campaign.
On the other hand, the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far has surpassed Rs 16.73 crore on Saturday, he said.
In the past 24 hours, nearly 23 lakh of vaccination doses were administered, 9.87,909 beneficiaries received the first dose and 13,09,348 beneficiaries received their second dose of vaccine, the ministry said.
“Up to 14,88,528 beneficiaries in the 18 to 44 age group received their first dose of the Covid vaccine in 30 states and UT,” the ministry said.
These include the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (663 doses), Andhra Pradesh (148 doses), Assam (33,693), Bihar (291), Chandigarh (2), Chhattisgarh (1,026), Delhi (2,41,870), Goa (934) , Gujarat (2,47,652), Haryana (2,04,101), Himachal Pradesh (14), Jammu and Kashmir (26,161), Jharkhand (81), Karnataka (8,681), Kerala (112), Ladakh (86), Madhya Pradesh (9,833), Maharashtra (3,08,171), Meghalaya (2), Nagaland (2), Odisha (35,152), Puducherry (1), Punjab (2,785), Rajasthan (2,49,315), Tamil Nadu (10,703), Telangana (498), Tripura (2), Uttar Pradesh (1.02.407), Uttarakhand (19) and West Bengal (4.123).
The ministry said that together, 16,73,46,544 doses of vaccines have been administered through 24,37,299 sessions, as of Saturday morning.
“These include 95,22,639 health workers (TS) who have taken the first dose and 64,30,277 TS who have taken the second dose; 1,38,62,998 first-line workers (PDA) have received the first dose, while 76,46,634 PDA have received the second dose, ”he said.
Up to 14,88,528 beneficiaries in the 18 to 45 age group received the first dose, while among those older than 60 years, more than 5.35 million beneficiaries received the first dose and 1.42,87,313 received the second dose.
Among those in the 45-60 age group, 5,47,33,969 received the first dose and 58,69,874 received the second dose, he said.
According to the data, 10 states accounted for 67% of the cumulative doses administered so far in the country, including Maharashtra (10.53%), Rajasthan (8.27), Gujarat (8.13), Uttar Pradesh (8, 05), West Bengal (7.04). , Karnataka (6.19), Madhya Pradesh (5.07), Kerala (4.69), Bihar (4.55) and Andhra Pradesh (4.28%).
The ministry said that the global community has extended its support to India and that the country has 2,933 oxygen concentrators, 2,429 oxygen cylinders, 13 oxygen generating plants, 2,951 ventilators / Bi PAP / C PAP and more than three lakhs of vials. of Remdesivir delivered so far.
“The global community has been reaching out to support India’s efforts to meet the challenges and requirements of the unprecedented increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the second wave of the global pandemic.
“This is a reflection of solidarity and goodwill towards India. The Union Government has ensured that global aid is allocated and delivered efficiently and quickly to States and UTs to strengthen their efforts during this critical phase, ”he said.

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