Kerala records 4,034 new Covid-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Tuesday reported 4,034 new Covid-19 cases, Health Minister K. K. Shailaja informed in a statement. The test positivity rate was recorded at 5.80 percent. 

1 of the UK returnee has been identified with mutant virus strain past 24 hours. 

In the last 24 hours, 69,604 samples have been tested. In total, 1,11,37,843 samples were sent for testing.

3,674 persons developed the disease through contact including 258 cases without an identified source of infection.

81 persons who came from outside the state tested positive for the virus.

The state confirmed 14 deaths due to the virus , with the toll rising to 4,119.
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