Kerala records 6,357 new COVID-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 6,357 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, while the toll mounted to 1,848 with 26 more fatalities, Health minister, K.K Shailaja said.

In the last 24 hours, 61,553 samples were tested.

Ernakulam recorded the highest number of cases at 860 followed by Thrissur 759, and Kozhikode 710.

Of the positive cases, 107 had come from outside the state and 5,542 were infected through contact. Meanwhile, 6,793 persons recovered from the disease.