Maharashtra’s Covid-19 contribution has dropped 13 per cent of the total new cases. Thought it continues to record a significant number of deaths.
From the 4 lakh mark on Monday, India’s daily rise in Covid-19 cases retreated along with its daily rise in deaths after reporting over 4,000 deaths for two straight days, according to the Union health ministry data.
As the country added 366,161 new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 caseload reached 2,26,62,575 on Monday. 3,754 people died because of the infectious virus, taking the total deaths due to the infection in India to just over 2.46 lakh.
With 246,116 deaths, India’s total caseload now stands at 22.66 million.
As per the Union health ministry, in the past 24 hours, a total of 3,53,818 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals. 1,86,71,222 people have so far recovered from the Covid-19 disease, while 17,01,76,603 persons have been vaccinated in the country against the Covid-19 infection.
India has 37,45,237 active cases of Covid-19
Maharashtra with 48,401 cases, Karnataka with 47,930 cases, Kerala with 35,801 cases, Tamil Nadu with 28,897 cases and Uttar Pradesh with 23,175 cases are the top five states that have registered the maximum number of Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
50.31 per cent cases of the new Covid-19 cases India logged in the past 24 hours were reported from these five states. Maharashtra alone added 13.22 per cent in the new Covid-19 cases.
Out of 3,754 fatalities logged in the country, the maximum deaths were recorded in Maharashtra (572), followed by Karnataka with 490 daily deaths.
However, Maharashtra’s Covid-19 contribution has dropped 13 per cent of the total new cases. Though it continues to record a significant number of deaths.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top White House coronavirus adviser, said he had advised Indian authorities they needed to shut down. The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has also called for a “complete, well-planned, pre-announced” lockdown.
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