Covid-19: Nearly half of India is virus-free

NEW DELHI: A good way of understanding how the coronavirus has spread in India, is to look at our districts. As of April 19, 325 of India’s 736 districts had not reported a single case. Better still, nearly half — 46% — of all coronavirus cases were restricted to only 18 districts. This should make the task of containment easier for governments as they move to ease lockdown restrictions across large swathes of the country from today.

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