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Punjab is the fastest growing state in terms of Covid-19 infections

Covid infections have been growing at the rate of 0.8% in Punjab daily, while deaths have been increasing at rate of 0.4% daily

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A medic collects a swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test at a government hospital, in Amritsar (Photo: PTI)

Ishaan Gera
Indeed, Maharashtra accounts for a major chunk of India’s daily coronavirus infections. On Tuesday, of the 47,262 cases reported by the country, 28,699 were reported in the state. But Punjab has been recording a faster growth in infections.  
Analysis of Covid-19 infections since the start of March shows that cases in Punjab have been growing on an average at 0.8% daily, in contrast cases in Maharashtra have been growing at 0.7%. For India,

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First Published: Mar 24 2021 | 5:59 PM IST

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