COVID-19 Case Statistics Across India As On 21st August
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COVID-19 Case Statistics Across India As On 21st August
In COVID-19, India recorded a new high with 68507 new cases, topped globally with comfortable margin of 23K over USA & 24K Brazil, but remains at number 3 in daily deaths. Death rate remains impressive at 1.8%.

In total cases, though India is at no.3, but the gap is decreasing between that of USA(1) and Brazil (2), it may cross Brazil in a few weeks, to be no.2.

National Scenario:

-- Maharashtra continues to be at undisputed top position, recorded a new high with 14648 cases on 20th August.
-- In new cases per million population, AP continues to be at top followed by Karnataka.
-- UP & Bihar each testing 110K people for COVID-19, but positivity yield is low at 2.5% in Bihar and 4.2% in UP, as against Maharashtra and AP with 15-20% positivity yield in tested samples.
-- There is continued entry of tier 2-3 cities & exit of Metros from the list in per million population of COVID-19 cases,
-- Assam's Kamrup Metropolitan (Guwahati) tops in both parameters: total numbers & new infections.
-- Chennai is at no.2, Pune- 3, Mumbai-6, Bengaluru 7 while Delhi pushed to no.15.

Maharashtra's Scenario Worrisome:

-- Pune tops, as it has overtaken Mumbai in gross numbers, reported 3455 cases on 20th August.
-- It is followed by Thane, Nagpur, Nashik, Kolhapur, Jalgaon with recording 1000+ cases daily.
-- Aurangabad, Raigad, Palghar agressively progressing with Situation being grave in rural Maharashtra.

Source: Worldometers.info
Covid19India.org

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