Kerala government confirms more than 4,000 covid 19 cases and issued new guidelines for the public to restrain the Covid strain and increasing cases. The threat of a second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic in India is looming large as the country has started recording a spike in daily Covid-19 infections.
India on Monday reported a surge in active cases of coronavirus infections for the fifth consecutive day. The total Covid-19 active cases have crossed the 1.5-lakh mark for the first time in 17 days.
According to an official release by the Union Health Ministry, 86.3% of the new cases are from five states. The majority of the new infections were reported from — Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Punjab.
Kerala saw 2,212 fresh cases of coronavirus, including two who returned from the UK and 16 deaths, taking the total caseload to 10,37,218 and the toll to 4,105. Recoveries at 5,037 outnumbered the new infections.