Corona Update: Covid-19 continue to increase trend in 5 states including Maharashtra

New Delhi: In some states of the country, daily new cases of Covid-19 are increasing rapidly. In Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Chhattisgarh, 80.63 percent of the new cases have been reported in total. 39,726 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. Maharashtra has the highest number of 25,833 (65 per cent of daily new cases) daily new cases reported. This is followed by 2,369 in Punjab and 1,899 new cases in Kerala.

The Central Government is actively engaging with the Governments of all States and Union Territories, especially those States where new cases are increasing daily and more active cases of corona infection are being found. The Central Government is regularly reviewing with them the status of Covid prevention and public health measures.

Increase the number of trials and RT-PCR tests (more than 70 percent) in districts with high levels of antigen testing in accordance with the Government’s strategy ‘Test Track and Treat’, particularly to districts reporting loss of test to States / UTs It has been suggested to increase the total stake of Rs. States / UTs are advised to find an average contact of a minimum of 20 persons per case of infection (in the first 72 hours), along with isolation and early treatment of severe cases according to clinical protocols.

It is also advisable to focus on monitoring and tight control of the areas in areas where excessive cases are found in the selected districts. Also, clinical management should be focused on districts with reports of high deaths. It has been suggested that States and Union Territories should also send samples for genome testing to detect isomeric virus species.

All the States / Union Territories have been designated 10 National Laboratories under the INSACOG Union as Nodal Institutes along with National Center for Disease Control (NCDC). Asking States / UTs to promote appropriate behavior in the state of Covid through communication and implementation to limit crowds in public places and expedite vaccination for priority population groups in districts with high incidence of reports has gone. Emphasis has also been placed on accelerating the pace of vaccination.

Recently, the central government has deployed high-level public health teams for the control and prevention measures of Covid-19 in Maharashtra and Punjab in view of the increase in corona cases.

Earlier, the Central Government had supported high-level teams in Maharashtra, Kerala, Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir to assist in the struggle against the recent sharp rise in the cases of Covid-19. Has been sent to The reports of the central teams are shared with the states so that further action can be taken. Follow-up and compliance by the states is monitored by the Union Ministry of Health.

The total active cases (caseload) of corona in India today is 2.71 lakhs (2,71,282), which is 2.82 percent of the total infected cases in the country so far. There was an increase of 18,918 cases in total active cases (caseload) in the last 24 hours.

Three states in India – Maharashtra, Kerala and Punjab – account for 76.48 percent of the total active cases.

According to the provisional report, about 4 crore (3,93,39,817) Covid-19 vaccine doses have been delivered through 6,47,480 sessions till 7 am today.

Of these, 76,35,188 health workers (HCWs) have been given the first dose of vaccine while 47,15,173 health workers have taken the second dose. At the same time, 78,33,278 frontline workers have taken the first and 21,98,414 frontline workers have taken the second dose. 1,41,77,766 beneficiaries are over 60 years of age while 27,79,998 beneficiaries are those who are over 45 years of age and are suffering from some form of serious illness.

More than 2.2 million (22,02,861) vaccine doses were given across the country on the 62nd day of Covid-19 vaccination (March 18, 2021).

Of these, the first dose of vaccine was given to 18,32,287 beneficiaries (HCW and FLW) through 32,128 sessions and second dose of vaccine to 3,70,574 health workers and frontline workers.

The total number of people recovering in India today stands at 1,10,83,679. The national recovery rate is 96.56 percent.

Sixteen states / union territories have not reported any deaths from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours. These states / union territories include Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Odisha, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Lakshadweep, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Nagaland, Tripura, Ladakh (UT), Manipur, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Group and Arunachal Pradesh.