Kerala reports 5,848 new coronavirus cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala reported 5,848 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, informed Health Minister K.K Shailaja.

The state also registered 5,820 recoveries. In the last 24 hours, 60,503 samples have been tested. 

Local transmission of COVID-19 continues unabated as 5,137 of the newly reported cases contracted the virus through contact. The infection sources of 613 are unknown.

45 healthcare workers also contracted the virus. Asianet Online