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80% of new Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, 5 other states: Govt

80% of new Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, 5 other states: Govt

Of the 62,258 cases of the coronavirus disease registered between Friday and Saturday morning, Maharashtra has reported the highest infections at 36,902.

Lucknow: A health worker collects a nasal sample from a passenger for COVID-19 tet as part of precautions, at Kaisherbagh bus station, in Lucknow, Saturday, March 27, 2021. (PTI Photo/Nand Kumar) (PTI03_27_2021_000171A)(PTI)INDIA NEWS

80% of new Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra, 5 other states: Govt

Of the 62,258 cases of the coronavirus disease registered between Friday and Saturday morning, Maharashtra has reported the highest infections at 36,902.By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New DelhiPUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2021 03:26 PM IST

Nearly 80 per cent of the 62,258 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) reported across the country in the last 24 hours came from six states, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Saturday. Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh continue to report a surge in the daily cases of Covid-19, the Union health ministry added. “79.57% of the new cases are reported from these 6 states,” it said in a statement.

Of the 62,258 cases of the coronavirus disease registered between Friday and Saturday morning, Maharashtra has reported the highest infections at 36,902, followed by Punjab with 3,122, Chhattisgarh with 2,665, Karnataka 2566, Gujarat 2190 and Madhya Pradesh with 2091 infections

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Maharashtra, Kerala and Punjab cumulatively account for 73% of the 452,647 active cases in the country. “The present active caseload now stands at 3.8% of India’s total positive cases. A net incline of 31,581 cases recorded from the total active caseload in the last 24 hours,” the health ministry said.

The health ministry’s data updated at 8am on Saturday show that of the 291 deaths related to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, 75.6 per cent have occurred in Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Karnataka. Maharashtra saw the maximum casualties at 112, Punjab follows with 59 daily deaths, Chhattisgarh has 22, Kerala 14 and Karnataka witnessed 13 fatalities, it said.

News Source : Hindustan Times

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