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Friday, 06 August 2021 4.32 AM IST

Kerala records 27,487 COVID-19 cases on Monday, test positivity rate at 27.56; 65 deaths

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state confirmed 27,487 COVID-19 cases on Monday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. Among these, 24,815 persons developed the disease through contact, including 2303 cases without an identified source of infection. 255 persons, who came from outside the state, tested positive for the virus. 114 health workers contracted the disease on Monday.

31,209 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 4,19,726 active cases in the state.

The state confirmed 65 deaths due to the virus on Monday with the toll rising to 5879.


District wise breakup of positive cases:

Thiruvananthapuram- 3494

Malappuram- 3443

Thrissur- 3280

Ernakulam- 2834

Kozhikode- 2522

Palakkad- 2297

Kollam- 2039

Alappuzha- 1908

Kannur- 1838

Kottayam- 1713

Kasargod- 919

Pathanamthitta- 450

Idukki- 422

Wayanad- 328

99,748 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate stands at 27.56.


With the addition of 2 new regions, there are 798 hotspots in the state.

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