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Saturday, 17 April 2021 6.04 AM IST

Kerala clocks 4892 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state confirmed 4892 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Among these, 44977 persons developed the disease through contact including 281 cases without an identified source of infection. 90 persons who came from outside the state tested positive for the virus. 24 health workers contracted the disease on Tuesday.

4832 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 60,803 active cases in the state.

The state confirmed 16 deaths due to the virus on Tuesday with the toll rising to 4032.

District wise breakup of positive cases:

Kollam-552

Pathanamthitta-546

Ernakulam-519

Kottayam-506

Kozhikode-486

Thrissur-442

Thiruvananthapuram-344

Alappuzha-339

Malappuram-332

Kannur-284

Idukki-185

Wayanad-144

Palakkad-140

Kasaragod-73

In the last 24 hours, 69,953 samples have been tested. The test positivity rate stands at 6.99.

With the addition of 2 new regions, there are 432 hotspots in the state.

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