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.