Five Indian states see ‘ups and downs’ in new COVID cases, Center warns

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Saturday said that Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have registered a ‘ups and down’ in new cases of COVID-19.

In the last seven days, Chhattisgarh has also seen an increase in new cases of active daily activity, the ministry said in a statement. In the last 24 hours, 259 daily new cases have been reported.

The ministry said that the number of new cases is increasing daily in Kerala and in the past week, the number of new cases in Maharashtra has increased daily. Statement.

“In the last 24 hours, there have been 6,112 daily new cases in the state,” he said.

Similar to Maharashtra, the ministry said that Punjab has seen a sudden increase in the number of daily new cases reported in the last seven days, compared to 383 new cases reported in the last 24 hours.

Rise Since 13 February, Madhya Pradesh is also seeing an increase in the number of new cases daily. The ministry said that in the last 24 hours, 297 daily new cases have been reported in the state.

The Ministry emphasized adherence to the appropriate behavior of COVID to break the chain of transmission and prevent the spread of the disease.

The ministry said that only two states, Maharashtra and Kerala, accounted for 75.87 percent of the total active COVID-19 cases.

The Ministry stated that 18 states / UTs have not reported any COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. These are Telangana, Haryana, J&K (UT), Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Tripura, Assam, Chandigarh, Lakshadweep, Manipur, Meghalaya, Ladakh (UT), Mizoram, Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadra And cities. Haveli and Daman and Diu.

The ministry said that according to the provisional report till 8 am today, a total of 1,07,15,204 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been taken through 2,7,313 sessions.

The ministry stated that 63,28,479 healthcare workers (first dose), 8,47,161 healthcare workers (second dose) and 35,39,564 frontline workers (first dose) were included.

The second dose of COVID-19 vaccination began on 13 February for beneficiaries who completed 28 days after receiving the first dose. Vaccination of border workers began on 2 February.

The ministry said that nine states have given more than five lakh doses each. These are Uttar Pradesh (11,52,042), Maharashtra (8,60,386), Gujarat (8,56,657), Rajasthan (7,99,719), West Bengal (6,50,976), Karnataka (6,29,420), Madhya Pradesh (6 ), 26,391), Bihar (5,50,433) and Odisha (5,01,713).

158 new corona cases were reported in Delhi, one death in last 24 hours on Friday. According to the daily health bulletin, 157 people have been recovered and one has died in Delhi. The total number of active coronavirus cases in the capital currently stands at 1,053, while the total cases have crossed 6.37 lakh.

The fatalities of coronoirs in Delhi have been declining considerably since the last few weeks as the death toll in the capital is decreasing day by day. On Wednesday, the capital has not recorded any death from this deadly virus. This is the third time there has been no death from coronovirus in Delhi. On Thursday, just two deaths and 130 new coronovirus cases were reported in Delhi.

In Delhi, less than 100 corona cases were reported multiple times a day this year. Tuesday saw the decline in the lowest daily cases of 94 earlier this week. This decrease in daily new cases of coronovirus was reported after nine months. Earlier, 96 single-day cases were also reported in January, the lowest in nine months.

Out of 60,836 kg done in the last 24 hours, only 158 turned out positive. As of Friday, the total number of zones is 649 and 439 coronovirus patients are being quarantined and treated under domestic ST.