Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the more dangerous Delta variant of the coronavirus was more prevalent in the state during the outbreak of the second wave of Covid-19 and added that the threat of the second wave is now over.Addressing a press briefing, Vijayan said that there has been a decline in the number of Covid-19 patients and the prevalence of the infection in Kerala."The rush at hospitals is also declining.
The lockdown was effective in controlling the spread of the disease. Kerala has also been able to reduce the death toll in a better way compared to other regions.
However, the situation is not yet conducive to give full relaxation. The average test positivity rate (TPR) for the last three days is 13.9%.Read more on livemint.com