Kerala reports 5,218 new COVID-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Tuesday reported 5,218 fresh cases of COVID-19, informed Health Minister K.K Shailaja. 

The district wise distribution of positive cases is: Kottayam - 758, Thrissur – 712, Ernakulam – 617, Thiruvananthapuram – 430, Kollam – 419, Pathanamthitta – 404, Malappuram - 377, Palakkad - 349, Alappuzha – 322, Wayanad – 281, Kozhikode – 276, Kannur – 149, Idukki – 104 and Kasaragod – 20.

56,453 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. 

33 deaths were confirmed in the state on Tuesday, taking the total number of coronavirus fatalities rose to 2,680.

Out of the total number of positive cases, 72 people came from outside the state. 4,478 people contracted the virus through contact. The virus source of 622 cases has not been identified.

 

 

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