New Delhi, Apr 18: The every day coronavirus positivity rate in India in the final 12 days has doubled to 16.69 per cent, whereas the weekly positivity rate has elevated to 13.54 per cent in the previous one month, the Health Ministry mentioned on Sunday.
India reported a file 2,61,500 new coronavirus circumstances and 1,501 deaths on Sunday, whereas lively circumstances have surpassed the 18-lakh mark, the ministry information acknowledged.
Ten states — Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan — reported 78.56 per cent of the brand new infections, it mentioned.
“The every day positivity rate in the final 12 days has doubled from 8% to 16.69%,” the ministry mentioned in a press release.
“The nationwide weekly positivity rate has elevated from 3.05% to 13.54% in the final one month.”
Chhattisgarh reported the very best weekly positivity rate at 30.38 per cent, adopted by Goa at 24.24 per cent, Maharashtra at 24.17 per cent, Rajasthan at 23.33 per cent and Madhya Pradesh at 18.99 per cent, in accordance to the ministry.
The lively circumstances in the nation mounted to 18,01,316, comprising 12.18 per cent of the entire infections and a web enhance of infections in a span of 24 hours.
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Five states — Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala — account for 65.02 per cent of India’s the lively circumstances.
The cumulative recoveries have surged to 1,28,09,643 after 1,38,423 extra folks recuperated.
Out of the 1,501 deaths, 10 states account for 82.94 per cent of the brand new deaths.
Maharashtra noticed the utmost fatalities at 419, adopted by Delhi with 167 deaths.
Nine states and Union territories haven’t reported any COVID-19 deaths.
These are Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Meghalaya, Tripura, Sikkim, Mizoram, Manipur, Lakshadweep, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.