High-Level Meet On COVID-19 Today As 6 States Account For 86% New Cases

High-Level Meet On COVID-19 Today As 6 States Account For 86% New Cases

Newsdesk |
February 27, 2021

The cabinet secretary will chair a high-level review meeting today with eight states and union territories exhibiting a surge in COVID-19 cases, and six of whom account for 85.75 per cent of the new cases in the country, the Union Health Ministry said. The states showing a surge are Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and West Bengal.

New Delhi, 27 February 2021

India's total COVID-19 active caseload is 1,59,590 which is 1.44 per cent of the total infections. Six states - Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat - have shown a surge in new cases in a span of 24 hours, the ministry underlined. Maharashtra continued to report the highest daily new cases at 8,333. It was followed by Kerala that reported 3,671 new cases and Punjab with 622 new cases. The ministry said 85.75 per cent of 16,488 new cases registered in a span of 24 hours are from six states and UTs. "Eight states are displaying an upward trajectory in daily new cases," the ministry said.

Source - NDTV


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