68 pc of India's total COVID-19 cases last week were from Kerala: Health Secretary

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Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan (Photo/ANI)
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan (Photo/ANI)

New Delhi [India], September 9 (ANI): Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Thursday said that 68 per cent of the total COVID-19 cases in India last week 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 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. (ANI)

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