Kerala reports 5,771 new Covid cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 5,771 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, informed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a press meet.

5,228 cases were reported through contact. Out of this the infection source of 410 cases remains unknown.

19 deaths were also confirmed of Covid-19 and 5,594 recoveries were also reported on Thursday. 

At present there are 72,392 active cases while 8,35,046 recoveries were reported so far in the state.

58,472 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. 

The daily cases are surging in the state and the test positivity rate is above 10 percent on most of the days, he added. Asianet Online