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Covid-19: Kerala Remains Worst-Hit, Maharashtra Distant Second

Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka are among the other prominent states that have made significant contributions to the viral list.

Most states have succeeded to reduce the number of new coronavirus infections, even though Kerala, trailed by Maharashtra (a distant second), remained to contribute considerably to the national data. Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka are among the other prominent states that have made significant contributions to the viral list.

As concerns of a third wave of the epidemic persist, the country's weekly total has shown an escalating trend, with new cases topping the 30,000 marks on more than one day.

Kerala, which has stayed one of the worst-affected states, has seen over half of the total cases diagnosed in the state. As per the health department's most recent numbers, the southern state saw a decrease in new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, with 19,352 infestations and 143 deaths reported over the day. Meanwhile, it was already more than half of the total of 30,773 cases reported overall.


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The latest numbers put the overall number of people impacted in Kerala at 44,88,840, with a death toll of 23,439. On Friday, the state had recorded 23,260 cases, with a total of 35,662 cases recorded nationally. There were 1,80,842 ongoing cases in the state. In addition, the number of recovered cases outweighed new instances, with 27,266 people recovered from the virus, bringing the total to 42,83,963. The state has announced that schools will resume on November 1st. It will also lift the Sunday entire lockdown and the nighttime curfew between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

In the previous 24 hours, Maharashtra has reported 3,391 new Covid-19 cases and 80 deaths, bringing the total number of ongoing cases to 47,919. 2,83,445 people were in home isolation, 1,812 people were in organizational isolation, and 3,841 individuals were evacuated during the day, according to the health department.

Tamil Nadu is third on the list, with 1,653 new cases added, including a Maharashtra returnee, bringing the total to 26,43,683. Following the loss of 22 more persons, the virus's death toll now stands at 35,310. In addition, cures were lower than new infections, with 1,581 persons dismissed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 25,91,480 and 16,893 current cases in the state. The majority of the illnesses were detected in four districts: Chennai (204), Coimbatore (201), Erode (139), and Chengalpet (101), with the rest, dispersed among other districts.

In the rank of highest generating states, Tamil Nadu is accompanied by Andhra Pradesh.

The state's Covid-19 count now stands at 20,37,353, with 1,174 new cases recorded. According to the most recent bulletin, 1,309 recoveries were made in 24 hours, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 20,08,639. The total number of dead has now reached 14,061, according to the statement. There were 14,653 ongoing cases.

Likewise, an additional hard-hit state, Karnataka, reported 889 new cases and 14 deaths, bringing the total number of infections to 29,67,083 and the death toll to 37,587, according to the health department. A record of 1,080 discharges was made on the day, bringing the total number of recoveries to 29,13,713. Bengaluru Urban accounted for 263 of the new cases, with 222 releases and six deaths. There were 15,755 ongoing cases in the state.