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States have the highest number of COVID-19 cases

States have the highest number of COVID-19 cases

New coronavirus cases have been increasing in the country since March 2021. However, not all Indian states have new COVID-19 cases. Eight states have the highest number of COVID-19 cases. They contribute to more than 81 per cent of total cases in the country.

These states are Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab. 1,03,558 new cases were reported in the country in the last 24 hours, out of them, around 82 per cent of cases were reported from these states.

Of all these new cases, Maharashtra has the highest number of cases, with 55.11 per cent. 57,074 new COVID-19 cases have been reported within 24 hours in the state. With 5,250 new cases, Chhattisgarh is in second place, followed by Karnataka with 4,553 new cases.

At present, India has 7,41,830 total active cases. The lowest active cases were reported on February 12, with 1,35,926 cases.

Maharashtra, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Punjab contributed to 75.88 per cent of total active cases. Maharashtra has nearly 58.23 per cent of the total active cases in the country.

There is a daily upsurge in new cases in twelve states – Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Karnataka, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala. Besides, there is a rapid upsurge in new COVID-19 cases in the country. The death rate is also high. 478 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

Around fifteen states and UTs are conducting lower tests than the national average as per the union health ministry.

Meanwhile, the ministry said that 13 states and UTs have not reported COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These include Northeast states, Odisha, Ladakh etc. At the same time, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nagaland, Ladakh and Meghalaya have a low number of Covid-19 cases.

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