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Kerala reports 6,004 Covid-19 cases TodaY.

Kerala reports 6,004 Covid-19 cases TodaY.69,081 samples were tested in the last 24 hours and the test positivity rate was at 8.69 percent. 5,158 recoveries were also recorded on Wednesday.

5,401 people contracted the virus through contact. The source of 477 contact cases could not be traced. 26 deaths were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The district-wise statistics of positive cases: Ernakulam – 998, Kozhikode – 669, Kottayam – 589, Kollam – 528, Pathanamthitta – 448, Thrissur – 437, Alappuzha – 432, Malappuram – 409, Thiruvananthapuram – 386, Idukki – 284, Kannur – 259, Wayanad – 248, Palakkad – 225 and Kasaragod – 92.

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69,081 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. So far, 86,20,873 samples have been tested across various priority groups. 26 deaths have been confirmed in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths in the state has reached 3,373.

73 of the coronavirus patients came from outside the state. 5,401 people have contracted the virus through contact. The district-wise statistics of contact cases: Ernakulam – 914, Kozhikode – 642, Kottayam – 541, Kollam – 525, Pathanamthitta – 399, Thrissur – 424, Alappuzha – 424, Malappuram – 385, Thiruvananthapuram – 285, Idukki – 268, Kannur – 215, Wayanad – 234, Palakkad – 63 and Kasaragod – 82.

53 health workers also tested positive. Among them, 12 were from Ernakulam, 9 from Kozhikode, 7 from Thiruvananthapuram, 6 each from Pathanamthitta and from Kannur, 4 each from Palakkad and Wayanad, 2 each from Thrissur and Kasaragod and 1 from Kottayam.

The district-wise statistics of recoveries: Thiruvananthapuram – 335, Kollam – 230, Pathanamthitta – 336, Alappuzha – 487, Kottayam – 548, Idukki – 51, Ernakulam – 906, Thrissur – 518, Palakkad – 212, Malappuram – 447, Kozhikode – 573, Wayanad – 179, Kannur – 301 and Kasaragod – 35.

Currently, there are 65,373 Covid positive cases in the state. Meanwhile, 7,56,817 people have recovered from the disease. There are 2,00,259 people under observation in the state. Out of this, 1,89,550 are under home/ institutional quarantine and 10,709 people are in hospitals. 1,333 people were taken to hospitals on Wednesday.

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