There are over 7.87 million cases of COVID-19 in the world today with over 432394 deaths. In India there has been 321637 ( covid19india.org) cases till now with 9199 deaths. Here is a summary of the situation in India.
All INDIA LEVEL
There are over 75005 new cases in the week of 7th to 13th June with 35 states and Union territories impacted all across the country. The weekly growth rate marginally declined from last week. There has been a 30% increase in the total number of cases in the week. During this week there has been a 32.4% increase in the total number of deaths from 6946 in the week ending on 6th June to 9199 in the week ending on 13th June. So in this week the growth rate of number of deaths was higher than that of the overall cases. This has lead to a nominal 0.1% increase in India’s death rate overall.
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 33% of all the cases in the country. Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh are the other two states in the top 5.
The recovery rate of India out of the total number of cases has been 51% which is similar to the world average of 51.3%. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat are the top three states among recovery rate while Delhi, Haryana and West Bengal are the bottom three states among all the states which have over 5000 cases of COVID 19. Eight states have higher recovery rate than the national average. Among all the states over 1000 cases, Punjab has the highest recovery rate.
India has a death rate of 2.9% which is less than the world average of 5.5%. 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. Haryana , Tamil Nadu and Bihar has the lowest death rate among all states with over 5000 cases of corona.
Let us deep dive on the top 3 states which account for over 57% of all cases in India.
The total number of new cases in Maharashtra has been over 21000 this week, the highest till date. There has been a decline in death rate till the week of May, 23rd, Since then the death rate has been rising week over week.
The total number of new cases in Tamil Nadu has been over 12000 this week, the highest till date. Therehas been marginal increase in death rate from the week of May, 23rd.
Delhi has seen over 11000 cases this week. The death rate in Delhi has been rising steadily. From 1% in the week of 9th May, the death rate increased to 3.3% till this week.
CITY LEVEL ANALYSIS
Almost 58% of all the cases in the country comes from 10 cities in the country. Another 6.9% 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 Madhya Pradesh (Indore), West Bengal (Kolkata), Telangana (Hyderabad), Tamil Nadu (Chennai), Gujarat (Ahmadabad) and Haryana (Gurugram) respectively. The national capital region of Delhi also falls in the top 10 cities.