There are over 7.01 million cases of COVID-19 in the world today with over 402787 deaths. In India there has been 246622 ( covid19india.org) cases till now with 6946 deaths. Here is a summary of the situation in India.
ALL INDIA LEVEL
There are over 64487 new cases in the week of 31st May to 6th June with 35 states and Union territories impacted all across the country. The weekly growth rate remained similar to last week. There has been a 36% increase in the total number of cases in the week. During this week there has been a 34.5% increase in the total number of deaths from 5165 in the week ending on 30th May to 6946 in the week ending on 6th June.
STATE LEVEL ANALYSIS
Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Delhi are the top three states and UTs in terms of the spread of COVID-19 cases. The three states together account for over 57% of all the cases in the country. Maharashtra alone contributes to 34% of all the cases in the country. Gujarat and Rajasthan are the other two states in the top 5. This week there has been over 3149 cases which were not assigned to any state by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The recovery rate of India out of the total number of cases has been 48% which is similar to the world average of 49%. Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat are the top three states among recovery rate while Assam, Uttarakhand and Haryana are the bottom three states among all the states which have over 1000 cases of COVID 19. Nine states have higher recovery rate than the national average.
India has a death rate of 2.8% which is less than the world average of 5.7%. Gujarat is the only state in India which has a death rate higher than the world average. Gujarat, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh are the top three states in terms of death rate. Maharashtra which has the highest number of cases comes 4th in the list. Even though Assam has the lowest recovery rate, it also has the lowest death rate among all the states with more than 1000 cases of COVID 19.
CITY LEVEL ANALYSIS
Almost 58% of all the cases in the country comes from 10 cities in the country. Another 6.6% comes from the next 10 cities. So only 20 cities put together contribute to over 65% of all the cases in the country. Mumbai, the financial capital of the country alone accounts for over 20% of the total number of cases in the country. In the top 10 cities there are three cities from Maharashtra ( Mumbai, Pune and Thane) and one city each from Gujarat ( Surat), Rajasthan ( Jaipur), Madhya Pradesh (Indore), West Bengal (Kolkata), Telangana (Hyderabad) and Tamil Nadu (Chennai) respectively. The national capital region of Delhi also falls in the top 10 cities.