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2,540 new COVID cases reported in Kerala Today

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 2,540 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a press meet here. 2,110 patients recovered from the disease.

Out of the fresh infections, 2,346 were through contact and the infection source of 212 remains unknown. 15 deaths were also confirmed due to Covid-19. As many as 64 health workers were also confirmed of the infection.

Among the new COVID cases reported on Monday, 34 persons had returned from abroad while 73 returned from other states.

The district-wise statistics of positive cases are: Malappuram -482, Kozhikode – 382, Thiruvananthapuram – 332, Ernakulam – 255, Kannur – 232, Palakkad – 175, Thrissur – 161, Kollam – 142, Kottayam – 122, Alappuzha – 107, Idukki – 58, Kasaragod – 56, Wayaand – 20 and Pathanamthitta – 16.

Among the 64 health workers confirmed with COVID-19 on Monday, 24 are from Kannur, 16 from Thiruvananthapuram, 6 from Kollam, 5 each from Ernakulam and Malappuram, 3 from Kasaragod, 2 from Thrissur, 1 each from Alappuzha, Wayanad and Kozhikode. Also 23 INHS employees in Ernakulam district were affected with the disease.

The district-wise statistics of negative cases are: Thiruvananthapuram – 415, Kollam – 165, Pathanamthitta – 103, Alappuzha – 198, Kottayam – 121, Idukki – 25, Ernakulam – 125, Thrissur – 140, Palakkad – 93, Malappuram – 261, Kozhikode – 123, Wayanad – 76, Kannur – 135 and Kasaragod – 130.

There are 30,486 active coronavirus cases in Kerala at present. 79,813 have recovered. As many as 2,05,158 are under observation. Among them, 1,82,241 are in home/institutional quarantine while 22,917 are in hospitals. 2,213 were admitted to hospitals on Monday.

22,279 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. So far, 21,52,585 samples were sent for testing in different categories. 1,89,265 samples were collected from priority groups as part of sentinel surveillance.

17 new COVID hotspots were identified in Kerala on Monday while 9 areas were removed from the list. There are currently 615 hotspots in the state.

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