60% covid infections in Kerala alone
KT NEWS SERVICE
NEW DELHI, Sep 11: Kerala continues to reel under the daily Covid-19 infections @ 60% of the new cases in India in 24 hours ending at 8 AM on Saturday, contributing to 25,010 infections and 177 deaths. The nationwide infections in a day at 33,376 were slightly down from the previous day's 34,973 while the death toll in 24 hours went up to 308 from Friday's 260. Maharashtra reported the second highest fatalities at 44 in a single day.
The overall nationwide infections totalled 33.21 million as against 32.37 million recoveries and 4,42,317 deaths. The active cases slightly increased to 3,91,516.
The nationwide vaccination crossed the 73-crore mark to touch 73.05 crore, with 65.27 people administered the vaccine doses in the past 24 hours. The cumulative tests crossed the 54-crore mark to touch 54.02 crore, 15.92 lakh of them tested in the past 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate at 2.10% is less than 3% for the last 12 days whereas the weekly positivity rate of 2.26% is less than 3% for the last 78 days.