Massive drop in daily tests conducted in India
In India, 709,394 tests were conducted on 27th September, less than half of 1.5 million tests conducted three days ago—the highest number of tests conducted in a single day so far. The testing numbers in the country have witnessed a drop for three straight days since then.
India’s cases tally crossed 6 million
In another grim milestone, India’s confirmed cases tally has crossed 6 million. India is currently the second worst-hit country after China and the only nation after the US to cross 6 million cases. Overall, 5 million cases in India have already recovered while over 95,000 people have succumbed to the virus.
Kerala is witnessing a sudden spike in new cases
The south Indian state is seeing a sudden spike in new Covid-19 cases. The state added over 7,445 new cases on 27th September, biggest single-day spike in the state. Kerala has added over 6,000 cases each day in the last four days.