In the past week Maharashtra
accounted for almost 40 per cent of the new cases added. While Delhi had been pulling up the national
tally earlier, it was soon replaced by Gujarat, which contributed 15 per cent of all new cases last week. At present, Maharashtra
has 11,506 confirmed cases of coronavirus, which is the same as the number of cases in the next four worst affected states – Gujarat, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan – put together.
#2. Russia’s daily new cases trajectory is moving up rapidly
Russia added more than 9,600 cases in a single day to the national
tally. In fact, the number of daily new additions almost doubled in the past two days. Russia now has 124,054 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with 1,222 deaths. A little over 12% of all reported cases have now recovered in the country.
#3.Turkey has now entered a definitive recovery phase
The country had witnessed a sharp rise in cases in late March, which marked its entry into the top ten worst affected countries in the world by number of confirmed cases. However, daily new cases have been consistently falling since mid-April, as well as a significant drop in both daily new deaths and active cases.