COVID crisis: Andhra crashes to the bottom

COVID Crisis: We use test positivity and death rate from yesterday to determine each State’s performance. Positivity is number of COVID Cases found for every 100 tests done

COVID Crisis: Best and Moderate Performing States

Best: Kerala, Rajasthan, Haryana

Good: Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana

Moderate: UP, Gujarat, Punjab, Bihar, Odisha

COVID: Worst Performing States

Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka

Andhra Pradesh reported the highest number of cases yesterday. It reported a big positivity rate of 14.3% inspite of carrying out 70000 tests. This means that the spread rate within the population is huge. Andhra Pradesh could become the next Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu

COVID Crisis: Jagan without mask

Maharashtra has shown lot of improvement in Mumbai, Pune and Thane. However, cases reported remain very high, positivity rate is 18% and Death rate is one of the highest in the country

Karnataka has shown some levels of steadiness but test positivity is very high at nearly 17% while death rate at 3.6% is one of the worst in the country.

Both Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka were the most aggressive implementers of Unlock resulting in massive spike in cases. It is likely things will settle down over the next three weeks but until then, numerous families are likely to lose their loved ones

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