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More than 60 per cent of India's total Covid cases last week were from Kerala

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Published Sep 9, 2021, 6:14 pm IST
Updated Sep 9, 2021, 9:56 pm IST
The total count of active COVID-19 cases in Kerala as of September 9, 2021, stands at 2,40,037
People await transport next to a hand wash facility that has messages on precautions to be taken against the coronavirus in Kochi. (Photo: AP)
 People await transport next to a hand wash facility that has messages on precautions to be taken against the coronavirus in Kochi. (Photo: AP)

New Delhi: Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday said that 60.98 per cent of the total active COVID-19 cases in India were from Kerala and of the 43,263 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 24 hours, over 32,000 cases are from Kerala.

The total count of active COVID-19 cases in Kerala as of September 9, 2021, stands at 2,40,037.

 

"The overall declining trend is a little less than 50 per cent which was there in the first wave. We're are still witnessing 2nd surge; it's not over, said Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan at a press briefing.

Earlier today, a total of 43,263 new COVID-19 cases and 338 deaths were reported across the country in the last 24 hours, informed the Union Health Ministry. Of these, Kerala recorded 30,196 cases and 181 deaths.

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