COVID-19: Maha, AP, Karnataka, UP, TN contribute 62% to active cases, says Health Ministry

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COVID-19: Maha, AP, Karnataka, UP, TN contribute 62% to active cases, says Health Ministry

Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan during the Health Ministry briefing on September 08 informed about the contribution of states to the COVID-19 statistics.

Rajesh Bhushan said, "Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu contribute 62% to the total active cases in the country." He further informed that these five states account for 70% of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 infection.

Health Ministry Secretary further informed that there are 14 states and Union Territories that have less than 5000 COVID-19 cases.


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