Kerala reports 91 fresh COVID-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 91 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.

With this, the state currently has 1,174 active cases of the novel coronavirus, while, it has recorded 16 deaths so far.

Among the new COVID-19 positive cases, Thrissur has reported 27, followed by Malappuram (14), Kozhikode (13), Kasargod (8), Kollam and Alappuzha (5 each), Kannur (4), Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Ernakulam (3 each), Wayanad (2), and Palakad (One).

Among 91 newly infected patients, 73 have a travel history to other countries, while 15 have come to Kerala from other states. Meanwhile, three, including two health workers, have been infected through contact.

Around 1,97,078 people in the state are under quarantine.

Currently, Malappuram district, with 163 cases, has the highest number of infections, followed by Palakkad (158), Kannur (127), Thrissur (114), Kasargod (99), Kollam (83), Thiruvananthapuram (79), Kozhikode and Pathanamthitta (75 each), Alappuzha (74), and Ernakulam (52). Desk: Asianet Online