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Wednesday, 27 January 2021 12.37 AM IST

COVID-19: Kerala records 5375 new cases on Tuesday; 4596 cases through contact, 26 deaths

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala confirmed 5375 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, Health Minister KK Shailaja informed. Among this, 4596 persons developed the disease through contact including 617 cases without an identified source of infection. 114 persons who came from outside the state also tested positive for the virus. 48 health workers tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 6151 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 61,092 active cases in the state.

The state recorded 26 COVID deaths on Tuesday with the toll rising to 2270.

District wise breakup of COVID-19 positive cases:

Malappuram- 886
Thrissur- 630
Kottayam- 585
Kozhikode- 516
Ernakulam- 504
Thiruvananthapuram- 404
Kollam- 349
Palakkad- 323
Pathanamthitta- 283
Alappuzha- 279
Kannur- 222
Idukki- 161
Wayanad- 150
Kasargod-83

In the last 24 hours, 58,809 samples have been tested. The test positivity rate stands at 9.14.

With the addition of 3 new regions today and the removal of 6, there are 501 hotspots in the state.

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