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New Covid-19 cases rising in Punjab, Chhattisgarh and MP, says Health Ministry

The ministry said Punjab has reported 383 new cases in the last 24 hours while Chhattisgarh has reported 259 new cases and MP has reported 297 new cases in the same time period.

Shivani Arora

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Published on 20 Feb 2021 11:43 AM GMT

New Covid-19 cases rising in Punjab, Chhattisgarh and MP, says Health Ministry
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Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have recorded an “upsurge” in daily new cases of COVID-19, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.

The ministry said Punjab has reported 383 new cases in the last 24 hours while Chhattisgarh has reported 259 new cases and MP has reported 297 new cases in the same time period.

New Covid-19 cases

India on Saturday reported 13,993 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total tally of cases in the country to 1,09,77,387, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. With 101 deaths in the last 24 hours, the death toll reached 1,56,212.

There are as many as 1,43,127 active coronavirus cases in the country while a total of 1,06,78,048 people have recovered from the disease.

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The health ministry data stated that 1,07,15,304 people have been vaccinated so far. The data shows an uneven pattern of distribution, with several states and Union Territories injecting doses to less than 50 per cent of their target frontline workers. Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab are among the larger states yet to reach 50 per cent vaccine coverage.

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