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Kerala reports 5,624 new Covid cases Today.

Kerala reports 5,624 new Covid cases Today.62,934 samples were tested in the last 24 hours and the test positivity rate was at 8.94 percent. 4,603 recoveries were also recorded on Friday.

5,110 people contracted the virus through contact. The source of 394 contact cases could not be traced. 23 deaths were confirmed in the last 24 hours.

The district-wise statistics of positive cases: Ernakulam – 799, Kozhikode – 660, Kottayam – 567, Thrissur – 499, Malappuram – 478, Kollam – 468, Pathanamthitta – 443, Alappuzha – 353, Thiruvananthapuram – 301, Idukki – 290, Wayanad – 241, Kannur – 219, Palakkad – 209 and Kasaragod – 97.

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62,934 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. So far, 87,51,519 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 3,415.

58 of the coronavirus patients came from outside the state. 5,110 people have contracted the virus through contact. The district-wise statistics of contact cases: Ernakulam – 758, Kozhikode – 622, Kottayam – 512, Thrissur – 489, Malappuram – 461, Kollam – 461, Pathanamthitta – 395, Alappuzha – 344, Thiruvananthapuram – 189, Idukki – 280, Wayanad – 225, Kannur – 167, Palakkad – 114 and Kasaragod – 93.

62 health workers also tested positive. Among them, 14 were from Kozhikode, 10 from Pathanamthitta, 9 from Thiruvananthapuram, 6 from Thrissur, 4 each from Ernakulam, Palakkad, Wayanad and Kannur, 3 each from Kollam and Idukki and 1 from Malappuram.

The district-wise statistics of recoveries: Thiruvananthapuram – 321, Kollam – 237, Pathanamthitta – 405, Alappuzha – 234, Kottayam – 574, Idukki – 73, Ernakulam – 537, Thrissur – 426, Palakkad – 133, Malappuram – 699, Kozhikode – 518, Wayanad – 208, Kannur – 126 and Kasaragod – 112.

Currently, there are 67,496 Covid positive cases in the state. Meanwhile, 7,65,757 people have recovered from the disease. There are 2,02,080 people under observation in the state. Out of this, 1,90,999 are under home/ institutional quarantine and 11,081 people are in hospitals. 1,308 people were taken to hospitals on Friday.

 

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