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Saturday, 27 February 2021 1.12 PM IST

COVID-19: Kerala reports 6036 new cases on Sunday; 5451 cases through contact, 20 deaths

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state confirmed 6036 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, Health Minister KK Shailaja said. Among these, 5451 persons developed the disease through contact including 469 cases without an identified source of infection. 74 persons who came from outside the state tested positive for the virus. 42 health workers contracted the disease on Sunday.


5173 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 72,891 active cases in the state.

The state confirmed 20 deaths due to the virus on Sunday with the toll rising to 3607.


District wise breakup of positive cases:


Ernakulam- 822


Kozhikode- 763


Kottayam- 622


Kollam- 543


Pathanamthitta- 458


Thrissur- 436


Malappuram- 403


Thiruvananthapuram- 399


Kannur- 362


Idukki- 320


Wayanad- 292


Alappuzha- 284


Palakkad- 208

Kasargod- 124


In the last 24 hours, 48,378 samples have been tested. The test positivity rate stands at 12.48.

With the addition of 5 new regions and the removal of 5, there are 407 hotspots in the state.

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