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Friday, 27 November 2020 10.27 PM IST

Kerala reports highest spike of 7445 COVID-19 cases, 6404 cases through contact; 3391 recoveries

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala recorded 7445 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, health minister KK Shailaja informed. This is the highest single-day spike in the state. Among the new cases, 6404 persons developed the disease through contact including 561 cases without an identified source of infection. 62 persons that returned from abroad and 309 persons that came from other states tested positive for the disease in the past 24 hours. 97 health workers also tested positive for the virus in the past 24 hours.

3391 coronavirus patients tested negative for the virus in the past 24 hours. There are 56,709 active cases in the state.

District wise break up of positive cases:

Kozhikode-956

Ernakulam-924

Malappuram-915

Thiruvananthapuram-853

Kollam-690

Thrissur-573

Palakkad-488

Alappuzha-476

Kottayam-426

Kannur-332

Pathanamthitta-263

Kasaragod-252

Wayanad-172

Idukki-125

The state reported 21 COVID deaths on Sunday taking the toll to 677.

In the last 24 hours, 54,493 samples were tested.

Currently, there are 655 hotspots in the state with the addition of 17 regions and the removal of 14.

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