Twelve states, including Maha, Karnataka, Kerala and Uttar Pradesh, have more than 1 lakh active COVID-19 cases, the government said on Wednesday.
Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Rajasthan and Bihar are among the states that show increasing trend in daily cases, it said
From May 1, 6.71 lakh people in the age group of 18-44 years in nine states have been administered the vaccines, it added.
Principal Scientific Adviser K Vijay Raghavan said the long COVID-19 wave of such ferocity the nation was seeing was not predicted.
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