Kerala logs 5772 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 4989 cases through contact; 6398 recoveries, 25 deaths

Kerala confirmed 5772 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, health minister KK Shailaja informed. Among this, 4989 persons developed the disease through contact including 639 cases without an identified source of infection. 91 persons who came from outside the state also tested positive for the virus. 53 health workers tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 6398 patients tested negative for the virus today. The state recorded 25 COVID deaths on Saturday with the toll rising to 2022.

District wise breakup of COVID-19 positive cases:

Ernakulam-797

Malappuram-764

Kozhikode-710

Thrissur-483

Palakkad-478

Kollam-464

Kottayam-423

Thiruvananthapuram-399

Alappuzha-383

Pathanamthitta-216

Kannur-211

Idukki-188

Wayanad-152

Kasaragod-104

In the last 24 hours, 60,210 samples have been tested. The test positivity rate stands at 9.59.

With the addition of 6 new regions today and the removal of 3, there are 560 hotspots in the state.

 

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