India, May 6 -- The second wave of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) has started gripping smaller districts of the country which so far remained unaffected by the surge in the number of Covid-19 cases. Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, REPLACED, Karnataka, Kerala are the major contributors to the Covid-19 caseload of the country, but now the many other areas are emerging as hotspots in respect to cases per million population.

Around 129 districts reported more than 5,000 new infections in the last week, as per howindialives.com a database and search engine for public data. Gurugram in Haryana was at the top with maximum new cases per capita (11,695 new cases per million population). Kolkata at number six (9,494), Dehradun at number nine (8,632) a...