Data | Karnataka, Telangana, A.P. see sharp spike in COVID-19 cases; burden easing in Delhi

As the burden of the disease keeps shifting from one State to another, Maharashtra continues to be the worst affected

Updated - July 08, 2020 03:51 pm IST

Published - July 08, 2020 03:49 pm IST

A merchant selling personal protective equipment (PPE) and masks at a store in Bengaluru. File

A merchant selling personal protective equipment (PPE) and masks at a store in Bengaluru. File

The COVID-19 disease burden has constantly shifted from one State to another with the exception of Maharashtra which has been badly affected from the start. In May, the virus was mostly confined to Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi , West Bengal and Gujarat.

By June it had intensified in Tamil Nadu and Delhi, while Gujarat and West Bengal saw a slight decrease in disease burden. In July, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh are seeing sharp upticks, while Delhi’s burden has eased.

Share of cases/deaths

The first set of tables below depict the State-wise % share of cases/deaths in the first six days of the last three months.

Black indicates >30% cases or deaths; red: 14%-30% cases or deaths; orange: 7%-13% cases; yellow: 3%-6% and green indicates <3% share.

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image/svg+xmlCasesDeathsState123123MaharashtraTamil NaduDelhiKarnatakaTelanganaA.P.U.P.West BengalGujaratAssamHaryanaRajasthanOdishaBiharM.P.J&K U.T.May 1-6June 1-6July 1-6May 1-6June 1-6July 1-6

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Number of cases/deaths

The second set of tables depicts the absolute number of weekly cases/deaths in the last eight weeks between May 13 and July 6.

For cases, green indicates 0-499 cases; yellow: 500-999 cases; orange: 1,000- 4,999 cases; red:5,000-19,999 cases and black indicates 20,000 cases or more in that week.

For deaths: the darker the colour, the higher the number of deaths that week.

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image/svg+xmlCasesDeaths1234567812345678Week 1Week 1Week 2Week 2Week 3Week 3Week 4Week 4Week 5Week 5Week 6Week 6Week 7Week 7Week 8Week 8StateMaharashtraTamil NaduDelhiKarnatakaTelanganaA.P.U.P.West BengalGujaratAssamHaryanaRajasthanOdishaBiharM.P.J&K U.T.

Note: The graph only includes States which had either a 1% share of India’s cases or deaths as of July 6.

Source: State Health Ministries

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