INDIA CURRENTLY LEADS THE GLOBAL TALLY OF COVID CASES

Highlights:

•     5 states are contributing to the increasing Covid tally in India

•     India has surpassed the covid tally of the US and Brazil

As the new strain of the coronavirus ravages across the globe, India surpassed the global count of the most covid cases. In the last 24 hours, the country has recorded more than 1 lakh cases. India now also has the most number of recorded new cases.

As India faces a second wave of this devastating virus, it is adding a total of 1,00,000 cases on an average to the world tally next only to the US.

As of Monday, the recovery rate of India stands at 92.8%. That means the country’s total recovered case count is around 1,16,82,136 as reported on Monday.

The states of India which are contributing to the covid tally of the country are:

1)   Maharashtra

2)   Karnataka

3)   Chhattisgarh

4)   Kerela and

5)   Punjab

So far 478 people have died due to covid. Most of the deaths have been reported from Maharashtra (222), followed by Punjab(15).

Hopefully with the aggressive vaccination drive that India has undertaken, the situation will be under control soon.