Pune has the highest number of active cases per 1 million population in a district, at over 8,000. It is followed by Yanam district in the Union Territory of Puducherry. Two districts out of the five worst-affected ones are located in Maharashtra, the state with the highest number of confirmed cases, active cases, as well as the death toll in the country.
Rajasthan has become the 14th state in India with a case tally of over 100,000. With this, almost half of all states in the country now have at least 100,000 cases. Rajasthan has been reporting over 1,500 cases a day for at least 10 days now. More than 16,000 of its cases are currently active, while fatalities stand at over 1,200.
Chhattisgarh’s daily new cases continue to rise steadily. The state recently reported its highest single-day spike of 3,120 cases. Since September 3, it has reported at least 2,000 cases every single day. The state’s confirmed case tally stands at over 61,000, of which a little over half are currently active. Death count stands at over 530.
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