Maharashtra: Hospitalization rate is low despite 1 percent jump in weekly positivity rate

Maharashtra Covid-19: Weekly Positivity Rate (WPR) is considered to be a strong marker to track the increase in Covid-19 cases. The same in Maharashtra State of Weekly Positivity Rate in April was 0.4% Recently registered a growth of 1% after staying between 0.7%. This indicates that the virus is circulating in the community, although a positivity rate above 5% is considered more worrying.

Covid hospitalization and death rate low in Maharashtra

Covid situation in Maharashtra is not worrying

This may be the reason for the increase in the cases of Kovid
According to Dr. Awate, the recent increase in the cases of Kovid may be due to factors like higher mobility in the population, change in immunity level and seasonal change can. Despite the rise in COVID cases, Maharashtra’s active caseload per million inhabitants still stands at 11, which is lower than India’s average of 14 and also significantly lower than states such as Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala and Haryana. For example, Delhi has registered 320 active Covid cases per million population. Dr Awte said this shows that another Covid wave is unlikely.

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