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Thursday, 06 May 2021 6.29 PM IST

Kerala records 8126 COVID-19 cases on Thursday, 20 deaths, test positivity rate at 13.34

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state confirmed 8126 COVID-19 cases on Thursday, Health Minister KK Shailaja said. Among these, 7226 persons developed the disease through contact including 642 cases without an identified source of infection. 238 persons, who came from outside the state, tested positive for the virus. 20 health workers contracted the disease on Thursday.

2700 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 63,650 active cases in the state.

The state confirmed 20 deaths due to the virus on Thursday with the toll rising to 4856.

District wise breakup of positive cases:

Ernakulam- 1267

Kozhikode- 1062

Thiruvananthapuram- 800

Kottayam- 751

Malappuram- 744

Thrissur- 704

Kannur- 649

Palakkad- 481

Kollam- 399

Pathanamthitta- 395

Alappuzha- 345

Idukki- 205

Wayanad- 166

Kasargod- 158


In the last 24 hours, 60,900 samples have been tested. The test positivity rate stands at 13.34.

With the addition of 7 new regions and the removal of 2, there are 426 hotspots in the state.

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