The southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka breached the 100,000 case mark on Monday, logging 6,051 and 5,324 recent coronavirus infections respectively. The overall variety of deaths mounted to 1,090 and 1,953, respectively, because the unfold of virus continued unabated within the two states.
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Andhra Pradesh’s cumulative variety of instances stood at 102,349, whereas for Karnataka, the quantity was 101, 465 on Monday, in keeping with state well being bulletins.
Andhra stands on the fourth place within the nation, subsequent solely to Maharashtra which has 375,799 instances, Tamil Nadu (213,723 instances) and Delhi (130,606 instances).
When it comes to cumulative variety of instances, East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh tops the record within the state with 14,696 instances, adopted by 12,234 instances in Kurnool, 10,747 in Guntur, 10, 247 in Anantapur and 8820 in West Godavari, in keeping with the state well being bulletin.
As many as 49 deaths had been reported in Andhra Pradesh on Monday, taking the general demise toll to 1,090. When it comes to fatalities, the state is on the seventh place within the nation with Maharashtra recording highest variety of 13,656 deaths, adopted by Delhi (3,827), Tamil Nadu (3,494), Gujarat (2,322), Karnataka (1,880), Uttar Pradesh (1,426).
Alternatively, the neighbouring Telangana recorded 1,473 optimistic instances on Monday, together with 506 instances in Higher Hyderabad Municipal Company limits alone, taking the cumulative tally of instances within the state to 55,532. The state reported eight recent casualties taking the general toll to 471. “The demise fee within the state may be very low – 0.85 per cent, as towards the nationwide common of two.Three per cent,” the official bulletin from the state medical and well being division mentioned.
In the meantime, Karnataka’s cumulative tally of 101,465 instances consists of 37685 discharges and 1953 deaths, the well being division mentioned.
With this improve, Karnataka continues to harbour the second most variety of energetic Covid instances within the nation at 61,819 after Maharashtra which has 147, 592 energetic instances. State capital Bangalore, nonetheless, recorded 1,470 instances on Monday, which is considerably decrease than two thousand plus instances a day it has been averaging during the last fortnight. Nonetheless, with 33,816 energetic Covid instances, Bangalore accounts for practically half of all of the energetic instances within the state.
Chief minister B S Yediyurappa reiterated that there was no query of any additional lockdown. “We’ve to be taught to stay with the virus and take satisfactory precautions together with social distancing, carrying masks and different measures. The main target ought to be on financial revival and progress,” he mentioned at an occasion to mark one 12 months of his authorities within the state.
Andhra Pradesh ‘s cumulative quantity of optimistic instances stood at 102,349, whereas for Karnataka, the quantity was 101, 465 on Monday