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COVID-19: Unprecedented surge in cases raises concern for Centre, 8 states account for 84.5% of new infections

COVID-19: Unprecedented surge in cases raises concern for Centre, 8 states account for 84.5% of new infections

India has been registering more than 60,000 COVID-19 infections for the past few days. It recorded 68,020 new cases, reportedly the highest single-day rise in over 5 months, according to the official data released on Monday morning.

New Delhi: The unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases in India, possibly hinting at the second wave, has raised concern for the Centre. The country has been reporting more than 60,000 infections for the past few days and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s data on Monday (March 29) showed that India registered 68,020 new cases. This was also reportedly the highest single-day rise in over 5 months.

The Centre stated that 8 states namely Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh, accounted for 84.5% of the new cases.

Maharashtra, the worst coronavirus-hit state in India, recorded the highest daily new cases at 40,414 and was followed by Karnataka (3,082) and Punjab (2,870).

News Source:-Zee News

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