New Delhi, February 20
Punjab is among the many 5 states witnessing an upsurge in each day Covid circumstances over the previous week with the state recording a 47.30 per cent bounce in 24-hour infections between February 14 and 20.
Together with Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, Punjab right this moment contributed 87 per cent of latest circumstances at the same time as Kerala and Maharashtra alone made up for 75.87 per cent of the energetic caseload in India.
As towards 260 new circumstances on February 14, Punjab noticed 383 circumstances right this moment, a surge of 47.30 per cent, whereas the corresponding surge was the very best for Maharashtra at 69.26 per cent (from 3,611 circumstances on February 14 to six,112 right this moment).
The each day circumstances within the nation climbed to about 13,993 after almost 22 days.
Union Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to be used of face masks and adhering to social distancing norms. The minister mentioned the federal government would revisit the behavioural technique half because the vaccination drive progressed. The Centre is hoping to push herd immunity by fast-tracking vaccination, however the tempo of progress stays gradual. — TPR