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Sunday, 24 January 2021 2.02 AM IST

Kerala logs 3966 COVID-19 cases on Friday, 3348 cases through contact; 4544 recoveries, 23 deaths

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala confirmed 3966 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, health minister KK Shailaja informed. Among this, 3348 persons developed the disease through contact including 488 cases without an identified source of infection. 81 persons who came from outside the state also tested positive for the virus. 49 health workers tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 4544 patients tested negative for the virus today.

The state recorded 23 COVID deaths on Friday with the toll rising to 2171.

District wise breakup of COVID-19 positive cases:

Malappuram-612

Thrissur-525

Ernakulam-397

Kozhikode-374

Palakkad-351

Kottayam-346

Thiruvananthapuram-262

Alappuzha-236

Kollam-229

Pathanamthitta-159

Idukki-143

Kannur-131

Wayanad-105

Kasaragod-96


In the last 24 hours,39,108 samples have been tested. The test positivity rate stands at 10.14.

With the addition of 2 new regions today and the removal of 20, there are 527 hotspots in the state.

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