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Friday, 27 November 2020 5.54 AM IST

COVID-19: Kerala clocks 8790 cases on Wednesday, 7646 cases through contact, 27 deaths

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala confirmed 8790 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, Health Minister KK Shailaja informed. Among the new cases, 7646 persons developed the disease through contact including 872 cases without an identified source of infection. 178 persons who came from outside the state and 94 health workers also tested positive for the virus today.

Meanwhile, 7015 patients tested negative for the virus on Wednesday. As per official data, there are 93,264 active cases in the state.

The state recorded 27 COVID deaths on Monday with the toll rising to 1403.

District wise breakup of COVID-19 positive cases:

Ernakulam-1250

Kozhikode-1149

Thrissur-1018

Kollam-935

Alappuzha-790

Thiruvananthapuram-785

Kottayam-594

Malappuram-548

Kannur-506

Palakkad-449

Pathanamthitta-260

Kasaragod-203

Wayanad-188

Idukki-115

As many as 66,980 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours.

Currently, there are 687 hotspots in the state with the addition of 11 regions and the removal of 12.

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