Rich states have higher districts in Orange & Red Zones

As of April 24th, 2020, India had 17610 active #Covid19 cases with 718 fatalities. We have another five days of complete country level #lockdown, yet there is lack of clarity of with what after May 3rd. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has classified the country’s districts in three zones - Red, Orange and Green, based on the severity of outbreak and the number of cases in the area. A quick look at the numbers shows that the rich states have a higher number of orange and red zones with the exception of Maharashtra. Why?

Size of the bubble indicates state GDP per capita.