Here’s a snapshot of India’s Covid-19 state of affairs in 6 charts
6 states lead Covid surge
Six states — Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat — proceed to witness a surge in new infections, accounting for 87% of recent circumstances within the final 24 hours.
The two worst-hit states — Kerala and Maharashtra — account for nearly two-third of all energetic circumstances within the nation. These are the one two states with greater than 10,000 energetic circumstances, in line with well being mnistry information.
Similarly, 87% of the 106 deaths reported within the final 24 hours had been reported from the identical six states.
Maharashtra noticed the utmost variety of casualties at 62, adopted by Kerala (15) and Punjab (7).
Several states report upward trajectory
India on Monday reported 15,510 new circumstances, with Maharashtra recording the very best each day rely at eight,293.
It was adopted by Kerala with three,254 circumstances whereas Punjab logged 579 new infections.
Besides Maharashtra, states like Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat have been witnessing a gradual rise in recent infections over the previous couple of days.
Situation grim in Maharashtra
With over eight,000 each day new circumstances for the final 5 days, the coronavirus state of affairs in India’s worst-hit state continues to stay grim.
This, even because the state authorities and native administrations have began taking numerous measures to curb the unfold of the virus.
The state accounts for nearly half of India’s energetic circumstances and 58% of each day new deaths.
Chief minister Uddhav Thackery had warned lately that his administration will probably be pressured to impose one other lockdown if folks don’t comply with Covid-appropriate pointers resembling carrying of masks or social distancing.
Centre in contact with states
Meanwhile, the Centre has stated that it’s constantly participating with the states and UTs reporting larger caseload of energetic circumstances and people witnessing an increase within the each day new circumstances.
The authorities has suggested states/UTs to take care of a continued rigorous vigil for holding the unfold of Covid-19.
“Need for effective testing, comprehensive tracking, prompt isolation of positive cases and quick quarantine of close contacts are strongly emphasized,” the well being ministry stated in a press release.
No recent deaths in 20 states/UTs
On the optimistic aspect, as many as 21 states/UTs have reported lower than 1,000 energetic circumstances within the final 24 hours. Arunachal Pradesh has reported no energetic circumstances within the final 24 hours.
The authorities stated that twenty states/UTs didn’t report a single dying as a consequence of Covid-19 within the final 24 hours.
These are Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Assam, Manipur, Sikkim, Mizoram, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Lakshadweep, Meghalaya, Ladakh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Uttarakhand, Daman and Diu & Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Vaccination drive kicks off
Meanwhile, India has began the second part of its Covid-19 vaccination drive which can cowl people who find themselves over 60 years of age and people over 45 with sure illnesses.
In pics: Politicians lead India’s vaccination drive
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the second part of India’s vaccination drive from the entrance after he took the primary dose of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin earlier within the day. He was adopted by a number of political leaders, together with Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and Odisha chief minister Naveen Patniak.
The well being ministry has stated that a whole of 1,43,01,266 vaccine doses have been administered to beneficiaries via 2,92,312 classes.
Out of those, 24,56,191 have been absolutely vaccinated, i.e. have acquired each photographs of the vaccine.