3,423 new COVID-19 cases in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Monday reported 3,423 fresh cases of COVID-19, informed Health Minister K.K Shailaja.
 
The district wise distribution of positive cases is: Malappuram - 626, Kozhikode – 507, Ernakulam – 377, Palakkad - 305, Thrissur – 259, Alappuzha – 242, Kollam – 234, Thiruvananthapuram – 222, Kottayam - 217, Kannur – 159, Pathanamthitta – 112, Wayanad – 65, Idukki – 55 and Kasaragod – 43.
 
34,847 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.
 
27 deaths were confirmed in the state on Monday taking the total number of coronavirus fatalities to 2,843.
 
2,982 people contracted the virus through contact. Out of the total number of positive cases, 48 people came from outside the state.
 
The virus source  of 259 cases has not been identified.
 
 
 
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