Times of India | 17/08/2021 08:19 AM | Click to read full article
After surging for six weeks, Covid cases fell marginally in Kerala in the week ended on Sunday. A decline of 2% still left the state with 1.37 lakh new cases during the week, accounting for 54% of all infections detected in India during the period.
Meanwhile, India on Monday reported under 25,000 new cases for the first time in over five months. Last week (August 9-15), Maharashtra recorded less than 40,000 cases, its lowest weekly count in nearly six months.