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Sunday, 09 May 2021 11.12 PM IST

Kerala records 6194 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 17 deaths, test positivity rate at 10

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state confirmed 6194 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, Health Minister KK Shailaja said. Among these, 5596 persons developed the disease through contact including 404 cases without an identified source of infection. 171 persons, who came from outside the state, tested positive for the virus. 23 health workers contracted the disease on Saturday.

2584 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 39,778 active cases in the state.

The state confirmed 17 deaths due to the virus on Saturday with the toll rising to 4767.

District wise breakup of positive cases:

Ernakulam- 977


Kozhikode- 791


Thiruvananthapuram- 550


Malappuram- 549


Thrissur- 530


Kannur- 451


Alappuzha- 392


Kottayam- 376


Kollam- 311


Palakkad- 304


Kasargod- 286


Pathanamthitta- 256


Idukki- 230

Wayanad- 191

In the last 24 hours, 61,957 samples have been tested. The test positivity rate stands at 10.

With the addition of 17 new regions and the removal of 3, there are 382 hotspots in the state.

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