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Wednesday, 29 September 2021 1.17 AM IST

Kerala records 20,772 COVID-19 cases on Friday, TPR at 13.61; 116 deaths

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state confirmed 20,772 COVID-19 cases on Friday. Among these, 19,622 persons developed the disease through contact, including 932 cases without an identified source of infection. 137 persons, who came from outside the state, tested positive for the virus. 81 health workers contracted the disease on Friday.

14,651 patients tested negative for the virus today. As of now, there are 1,60,824 active cases in the state.

The state confirmed 116 deaths due to the virus on Friday with the toll rising to 16,701.

District wise breakup of positive cases:
Malappuram 3670, Kozhikode 2470, Ernakulam 2306, Thrissur 2287, Palakkad 2070, Kollam 1415, Alappuzha 1214, Kannur 1123, Thiruvananthapuram 1082, Kottayam 1030, Kasaragod 681, Wayanad 564, Pathanamthitta 504, Idukki 356.

1,52,639 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate stands at 13.61.

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