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Thursday, 13 August 2020 5.54 AM IST

COVID-19: Kerala reports 29 positive cases on Monday

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed that 29 more persons have tested positive for novel coronavirus in Kerala. Among these, 6 are from Kollam, 4 are from Thrissur, 3 each are from Thiruvananthapuram and Kannur, 2 each are from Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode and Kasargod, and one each are from Ernakulam and Malappuram districts.

Out of the newly infected persons, 21 have recently returned from abroad while 7 have returned from other states, the CM added. A health worker in Kannur contracted the disease through contact. However, no patient tested negative for the virus on Monday. The CM further stated that 6 new hotspots- 1 in Kollam and 5 in Palakkad- have been identified in the state.

So far, 630 persons have tested positive for the virus in the state out of which 130 persons are currently undergoing treatment.

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