More than one lakh active cases in 13 states

Although the corona second wave looks weak in some states, it is alarming that more than one lakh active cases have been reported in 13 states. Six states have between 50,000- 1 lakh active cases, while 17 states have less than 50,000 active cases, said Union Secretary of State for Health Lav Agarwal.

The states Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar have more than one lakh active cases. In this list, Maharashtra topped with 5,93,150 active cases whereas Bihar stands in the last place with 1,05,104 cases.

Lav Agarwal said the Covid positivity rate was over 15 per cent in about 26 states, with six states having between 50,000 and 100,000 active cases and 17 states with less than 50,000 active cases.

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