Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh has the fewest active Covid-19 cases among states with tallies of 7-lakh-plus infections.
On June 14, MP had 1,280 patients left, followed by Delhi, which had 1,767 cases. If all states and Union Territories are taken together, MP is at seventh position in active cases. Jharkhand, whose Covid tally is less than half of MP’s, is the lone state ahead with 1,224 active cases. With nearly 7.9 lakh cases, MP is 13th on the national chart in cumulative count.
On Friday, MP’s active count dropped to 1,110. Two months ago, it was more than 91,000. The state’s positivity rate is among the lowest in the country at 0.07%. Dadra and Nagar Haveli has the least number of active cases, followed by Andaman and Nicobar, Chandigarh, Ladakh, Lakshadweep, Jharkhand and then Madhya Pradesh. All of them have a fraction of MP’s population; even Jharkhand has less than half.