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Kerala sees spike in Covid infection, with 16k new cases crosses 30 lakh mark

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Kerala sees spike in Covid infection, with 16k new cases crosses 30 lakh mark

New Delhi: Witnessing a steady increase in Coronavirus cases, Kerala on Wednesday crossed 30 lakh mark, making it second state after Maharashtra to record these many cases since the beginning of the pandemic. On Wednesday, Kerala reported 15,600 cases.

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Earlier on June 9, the state breached the 15,000 benchmark reporting 16,204 cases in a single day. Even the state’s death toll of 148 was the highest since June 24.

At the national level, 45,555 cases and 632 deaths were reported on Wednesday. The case count was the highest in the past six days. Among states which are reporting over a thousand daily cases, the count for Wednesday had increased for Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra and Odisha.

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