Kerala reports 5,624 new Covid-19 cases


Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 5,624 fresh Covid-19 cases on Friday, informed Health Minister K. K. Shailaja in a press release. 

62,934 samples were tested in the last 24 hours and the test positivity rate was at 8.94 percent. 4,603 recoveries were also recorded on Friday. 

5,110 people contracted the virus through contact. The source of 394 contact cases could not be traced. 23 deaths were confirmed in the last 24 hours

None of the UK returnees tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. So far, 56 of the UK returnees have tested positive for Covid-19 and 9 among them have been identified as the mutant virus. Asianet Online