Added on : 2021-05-03 16:32:18
Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav Agarwal said that numbers have gone down from 1 May, but these are very early signal. The number of deaths is going down. There are 12 states, with more than 1 lakh active cases, therefore, intensive effort is required. There are 22 states, with more than 15 per cent of positivity rate. "Chhattisgarh, Delhi, MP, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Punjab, UP are those states, where we are witness in positive trajectory. AP, Assam, Bihar, Haryana, Karnataka, Himanchal, Chandigarh are states, where cases have gone up in the last few days, and strict containment is required. We are witnessing some relief in several districts of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, MP," he said.