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Monday, 26 July 2021 10.51 AM IST

Kerala records 16,204 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state confirmed 16,204 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. Among these, 15,048 persons developed the disease through contact, including 928 cases without an identified source of infection. 154 persons, who came from outside the state, tested positive for the virus. 74 health workers contracted the disease on Wednesday. A person who came from UK tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours.

20,237 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 1,39,064 active cases in the state.

The state confirmed 156 deaths due to the virus on Wednesday with the toll rising to 10,437.

District wise breakup of positive cases:

Ernakulam 2059

Kollam 1852

Thiruvananthapuram 1783​​​​​

Malappuram 1744

Palakkad 1696

Thrissur 1447

Alappuzha 1280

Kozhikode 1240

Kottayam 645

Kannur 619

Pathanamthitta 545

Kasaragod 533

Idukki 451

Wayanad 310

1,15,022 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate stands at 14.09.

There are 889 hotspots in the state.

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