10 states, including Maharashtra and UP, account for nearly 80 per cent of new Covid-19 cases

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Ten states comprising Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal have shown a steep rise in daily new Covid-19 cases accounting for 79.10 per cent of the new infections, the Union health ministry said on Friday.

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Maharashtra reports 67,123, Karnataka registers 17,489 COVID cases
Maharashtra reported 67,123 fresh COVID cases, 56,783 discharges, and 419 deaths on April 17. While Maharashtra's capital reported 8,834 new COVID-19 cases, 6,617 discharges and 52 deaths in last 24 hours. On the other side, Karnataka today registered 17,489 new positive cases, 5,565 discharges and 80 deaths. Kerala also reported 13,835 new cases, 3654 recoveries and 27 deaths today. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh reported 11,269 new coronavirus cases, 6,497 recoveries, and 66 deaths in last 24 hours.

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Maharashtra

State in Western India
There is a suspension of fishing operations over eastcentral and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea and along and off Kerala-Karnataka-Goa-Maharashtra.
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The Union Health Ministry on Friday dismissed as "baseless and incorrect, and not supported by full information on the matter" some media reports suggesting that..
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COVID-19

Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
The inhabitants of ‘Sainik’ Girgaon, a small village in Karveer taluka of Kolhpur district, have started a 100-bed Covid care centre in a school on their..
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The Uttarakhand state health department has issued a notice to Baba Barfani Hospital in Haridwar — set up as a dedicated Covid healthcare centre to cater to..
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Increasing cases and deaths due to secondary infection in hospitals along with rising incidence of mucormycosis among Covid-19 patients are being reported from..
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The younger brother of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, Ashim Banerjee, 62, died on Saturday due to Covid-related complications. He resided in the same house as..
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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday attributed the current surge of Covid infections to the complacency which had set in among people, the government and the..
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Uttar Pradesh

State in northern India
It was a pleasant surprise for Shiv Mohan and Bhagwan, two oxygen tanker drivers, when a car driver saluted them on a road in Uttar Pradesh on May 9. While Shiv..
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Earlier, the government had decided to increase the duration of the curfew till 7 am on May 17.
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Even during the first wave of COVID, WHO cited UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's contact tracing formula should be emulated by other states.
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The maternal grandparents of the child approached cops on Thursday and lodged a complaint against the couple.
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Chhattisgarh

State in central India
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According to the government, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Chhattisgarh were among 18 states and union territories showing continued plateauing or..
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The company is supplying vaccines to Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana,..
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An official notification states that the decision has been taken to prevent its illegal manufacturing and black marketing during the lockdown.
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Gujarat

State in western India
Governor Acharya Devvrat has not yet given his assent to seven important bills passed by the Gujarat assembly, including the Gujarat Freedom of Religion..
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Cyclone ‘Tauktae’, which lay as a deep depression over the Arabian Sea close to Lakshadweep on Friday night, was likely to intensify into a ‘very severe..
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Delhi

Metropolitan City and Union Territory of India
COVID-19 lockdown in the national capital is scheduled to end on May 17 and it is expected that CM Kejriwal may extend the lockdown by one more week.
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Two days after the Centre approved extending the gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 weeks, many people in the 45+ age group..
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Just 5,342 beneficiaries were vaccinated in the last 24 hours, as the government vaccination sites remained closed due to Eid.
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Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body of over 40 farmer unions, on Saturday announced that it will observe May 26 as ‘black day', marking six months of their..
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Kerala

State in southern India
Heavy rain accompanied by fierce winds and high tidal waves wreaked havoc across Kerala and claimed two lives even though Cyclone Tauktae moved northwards from..
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Heavy rain accompanied by fierce winds and high tidal waves wreaked havoc across Kerala and claimed two lives even though Cyclone Tauktae moved northwards from..
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West Bengal

State in Eastern India
Mamata Banerjee's brother Ashim Banerjee was undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at Medica Hospital in Kolkata.
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West Bengal CS, on Saturday, announced some additional restrictions given the surge in COVID-19 cases in the state.
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