Hitting the heartland: Covid cases surge in small towns and villages

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on May 11, 2021
Covid cases have declined in cities, but district-level data shows a surge in small towns and rural areas. In 13 of the 24 states where districts can be split into rural and urban, there are more cases in villages and small towns than in big cities. In the other 11 states, cases are growing faster in rural areas.

Video credit: ANI
Published on May 10, 2021 -  01:51
COVID cases dip as India registers 3,66,161 new infections
India witnessed a dip in COVID-19 cases after the country reported 3,66,161 new infections in last 24 hours. With 7,45,237 active cases, COVID caseload of the country stood at 2,26,62,575. 3,754 new deaths in last 24 hours took the toll to 2,46,116. So far, 1,86,71,222 people won the battle against COVID-19. According to Indian Council of Medical Research, till date 30,37,50,077 samples have been tested for COVID-19 virus. Vaccination drive is underway and 17,01,76,603 vaccine doses have been inoculated.

You are here


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

COVID-19

Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
The Arignar Anna Zoological Park, which is locally known as Vandalur Zoo housed 15 lions, of which two (lion and lioness) passed away due to Covid-19.
Credit: DNA - Published 17 minutes ago

The easing of Covid-related lockdown norms has led to crowding in some markets and other places, the Centre said on Saturday, as it urged states to ensure the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 hour ago

India on Saturday reported 60, 753 cases in last 24 hours, taking the country's tally to 29,823,546, according to the Union ministry of health and family..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 hours ago

The government on Saturday said that a new software - Covid Severity Score - has been developed to identify patients who require ventilator support as well as..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 2 hours ago


Related videos from verified sources

Gov. Newsom Visits Alameda To Promote COVID Relief for Small Businesses 02:27
Credit: CBS 5 SF KPIX - Published 2 days ago 


Covid-19: India reports 60,471 new cases and 2,726 deaths in 24 hours| Oneindia News 01:44
Credit: Oneindia - Published 4 days ago 


CDC Says Cases of Heart Inflammation After 2nd COVID Shot Higher Than Expected, but Rare 01:21
Credit: Cover Video STUDIO - Published 5 days ago 


You might like