The state media bulletin released on July 16 reported 4,169 new cases with 104 casualties, the highest single-day toll in the state.
The death toll was 246 on June 30, and there has been a three-fold rise in the last 15 days. The state case fatality rate(CFR) has now jumped to 2.01%.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.