Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Friday reported 5,804 new COVID-19 cases, Health Minister K.K Shailaja informed in a press statement.
58,221 samples were tested in the past 24-hours.
26 deaths due to COVID-19 were also confirmed on Friday. With this, the death toll in the state touched 1,822. Meanwhile, 6,201 persons have recovered from the disease.
4,988 persons contracted the virus through contact out of which the infection source of 643 is unknown.
There are 77,390 active coronavirus cases in Kerala while 4,34,730 have recovered.