Opposite to the overall notion that COVID-19 affected solely senior residents, newest information launched by the Medical Training and Medication Division (MEDD) in Maharashtra on Thursday exhibits that almost all of the infectees within the state fall within the 21-70 age group, with these between 31-40 grabbing the lion’s share.
Of the whole 122 circumstances until March 26 – subsequently the quantity has risen to 125 – 33 individuals had been affected within the age group of 31-40, 24 every within the age teams of 21-30 and 41-50, 15 within the 51-60 age group and 13 within the 61-70 age teams.
Shattering one other fable that youngsters beneath 10 are proof against coronavirus, the state MEDD information exhibits two minors within the 1-10 age group and three very senior residents within the age group of 71-80 had been additionally contaminated.
Apparently, nevertheless, all 4 deaths within the state until date have been reported within the 61-70 age group solely, however their COVID-19 situation was aggravated by a number of different well being issues, and males account for 69 per cent of the whole circumstances.
In one other shocker, China has escaped the needle of suspicion for COVID-19 unfold in India as the utmost variety of circumstances within the state comprise individuals with journey historical past to United Arab Emirates, adopted by the USA, and Saudi Arabia.
The opposite important variety of infectees had a historical past of journey to the UK, Philippines and Turkey, and a small quantity every from Australia, Scotland, Thailand, Russia, Congo, Spain and Oman.
The utmost variety of circumstances – 54 per cent – comprise those that have travelled to at least one or the opposite above international locations, one other 29 per cent are these contaminated by coming involved with the primary class of overseas travellers, the stories of six per cent had been inconclusive and the outcomes of one other 11 per cent are nonetheless awaited, mentioned the MEDD.
With Maharashtra having the best variety of circumstances in India, the nation’s densest metropolis and its business capital Mumbai tops the nationwide listing with 56 contaminated, adopted by Pune at 31, Sangli 9, Thane 6, Nagpur 5, Yavatmal 4, Ahmednagar 3, Satara 2, and one every in Raigad, Aurangabad and Ratnagiri.