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Kerala reports 5,142 new Covid cases today.

Kerala reports 5,142 new Covid cases today. 59,569 samples were tested in the last 24 hours and the test positivity rate was at 8.63 percent. 5,325 recoveries were also recorded on Friday. 4,563 people have contracted the virus through contact. The source of 424 contact cases could not be traced. 23 deaths have been confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The district-wise statistics of positive cases: Ernakulam – 708, Thrissur – 500, Kozhikode – 469, Kottayam – 462, Pathanamthitta – 433, Malappuram – 419, Kollam – 377, Alappuzha – 341, Thiruvananthapuram – 313, Idukki – 301, Palakkad – 267, Kannur – 249, Wayanad – 238 and Kasaragod – 65.

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59,569 samples were tested in last 24 hours. So far, 83,44,963 samples have been tested across various priority groups. 23 deaths have been confirmed in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths in the state has reached 3,257. 88 of the coronavirus patients came from outside the state. 4,489 people have contracted the virus through contact. The district-wise statistics of contact cases: Ernakulam – 644, Thrissur – 479, Kozhikode – 436, Kottayam – 429, Pathanamthitta – 371, Malappuram – 398, Kollam – 369, Alappuzha – 331, Thiruvananthapuram – 219, Idukki – 293, Palakkad – 98, Kannur – 205, Wayanad – 230 and Kasaragod – 61.

67 health workers have tested positive. Among them, 20 were from Pathanamthitta, 10 from Ernakulam, 6 each from Thrissur and Kollam, 5 each from Palakkad, Kozhikode and Kannur, 4 each from Thiruvananthapuram and Kasaragod, 1 each from Wayanad and Idukki.

The district-wise statistics of recoveries: Thiruvananthapuram – 307, Kollam – 323, Pathanamthitta – 728, Alappuzha – 366, Kottayam – 545, Idukki – 99, Ernakulam – 686, Thrissur – 366, Palakkad – 207, Malappuram – 569, Kozhikode – 574, Wayanad – 126, Kannur – 318 and Kasaragod – 111.

Currently, there are 64,236 Covid positive cases in the state. Meanwhile, 7,33,384 people have recovered from the disease. There are 1,98,270 people under observation in the state. Out of this, 1,87,104 are under home/ institutional quarantine and 11,166 people are in hospitals. 1,301 people were taken to hospitals on Friday.

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