Kerala reports 5,696 fresh coronavirus cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 5,659 new coronavirus positive cases after 51,130 tests on Wednesday. The state also registered 5,006 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the Health department informed in a press statement.

The state has reported 9,25,591 COVID-19 cases so far, out of which 8,29,452 persons recovered.

The remaining 72,234 patients are undergoing treatment.

The test positivity rate or the percentage of how fast an infection spreads is 11.07 per cent in Kerala, the highest in the country.

The state is also relatively slow to roll-out the COVID-19 immunisation programme which was started across the country on January 16.

 

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