Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 6,293 new coronavirus positive cases after 60,315 tests on Tuesday. The state also registered 5,290 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the Health department informed in a press statement.
The state has reported 8,99,932 COVID-19 cases so far, out of which 8,24,446 persons recovered.
The remaining 71,607 patients are undergoing treatment.
The positivity rate or the percentage of how fast an infection spreads is 10.43 per cent in Kerala, six times higher than the national average.
With 19 deaths being reported on Tuesday, the state's death toll has risen to 3,643.