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Sunday, 01 August 2021 8.44 AM IST

Kerala records 7719 COVID cases on Monday, test positivity rate at 11.26; 161 deaths

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state confirmed 7719 COVID-19 cases on Monday. Among these, 7138 persons developed the disease through contact, including 493 cases without an identified source of infection. 36 persons, who came from outside the state, tested positive for the virus. 52 health workers contracted the disease on Monday.

16,743 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 1,13,817 active cases in the state.

The state confirmed 161 deaths due to the virus on Monday with the toll rising to 11,342.

District wise breakup of positive cases:
Thiruvananthapuram 1170

Ernakulam 977

Kollam 791

Thrissur 770

Palakkad 767

Malappuram 581

Alappuzha 524

Kozhikode 472

Kottayam 400

Kannur 339

Pathanamthitta 327

Kasaragod 326

Idukki 171

Wayanad 104.

68,573 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate stands at 11.26.

With the removal of 1 region, there are 881 hotspots in the state.

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