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Friday, 04 December 2020 11.04 AM IST

Kerala clocks 9016 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 7464 cases through contact; 7991 recoveries, 26 deaths

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala confirmed 9016 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, health minister KK Shailaja informed. Among the new cases, 7464 persons developed the disease through contact including 1321 cases without an identified source of infection. 127 persons who came from outside the state tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours. 104 health workers tested positive for the virus today.

7991 coronavirus patients tested negative for the virus in the last 24 hours. As of today, there are 96,004 active cases in the state.


The state recorded 26 COVID deaths on Saturday with the toll rising to 1139.


District wise breakup of COVID-19 positive cases:

Malappuram-1519

Thrissur-1109

Ernakulam-1022

Kozhikode-926

Thiruvananthapuram-848

Palakkad-688

Kollam-656

Alappuzha-629

Kannur-464

Kottayam-411

Kasaragod-280

Pathanamthitta-203

Idukki-140

Wayanad-121

In the last 24 hours, 52,067 samples were tested.

While eight new areas were added to the hotspots list, 18 areas were removed from it. At present, there are 633 hotspots in the state.

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