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Kerala logs 6316 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, 5539 cases through contact; 5924 recoveries, 28 deaths

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala confirmed 6316 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Among this, 5539 persons developed the disease through contact including 634 cases without an identified source of infection. 98 persons who came from outside the state also tested positive for the virus. 45 health workers tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours.

Meanwhile, 5924 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 61,455 active cases in the state.

District wise breakup of COVID-19 positive cases:

Malappuram-822

Kozhikode-734

Ernakulam-732

Thrissur-655

Kottayam-537

Thiruvananthapuram-523

Alappuzha-437

Palakkad-427

Kollam-366

Pathanamthitta-299

Wayanad-275

Kannur-201

Idukki-200

Kasaragod-108

The state recorded 28 COVID deaths on Wednesday with the toll rising to 2298.

In the last 24 hours, 56,993 samples have been tested. The test positivity rate stands at 11.08.

With the addition of 4 new regions today and the removal of 28, there are 479 hotspots in the state.

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