Kerala reports 9,361 new Coronavirus cases

Sat 23 Oct 2021, 12:54:36
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala logged 9,361 new Covid-19 cases and 99 deaths on Friday, pushing the infection count to 48,88,678 and the death toll to 27,765. According to a release, 9,401 people recuperated from the disease till yesterday, taking the total cured in the state to 47,88,629.

"Currently there are 80,892 active Covid-19  cases of which only 9.8 per cent are hospitalised," State Health Minister Veena George said in a release.

She said 80,393 samples were tested in the last 24 hours and there are 211 wards with a weekly infection population ratio above ten per cent.

Among the districts, Ernakulam reported the highest number  of fresh positive cases today--1,552, followed by Thiruvananthapuram  with 1,214 and Kollam- 1,214.     

Of those found infected today, 39 reached the state from outside while 9,012 contracted the disease through their contact.             

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