'Old normal' still a distant dream? COVID cases, deaths rise globally
Thursday, 15 July 2021 Relaxations of mask rules and social distancing norms, low vaccination rate, swift spread of the more contagious Delta variant - these are some of the reasons attributed to the growing number of cases. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 55,000 lives were lost last week, which is a 3% increase from the week before.
The country registered 41,649 lakh fresh cases and 593 deaths. So far, 4.23 lakh people have died of Covid in the country. Kerala contributed 20,772 cases to the country's daily numbers. More than 37..