Thiruvananthapuram,Feb 27 (PTI) Kerala on Saturday
crossed the 10 lakh mark in terms of total COVID-19
recoveries, while reporting 3,792 new positive cases and 18
With the addition of the fresh cases, the infection
count surged to 10,56,498 and the death toll to 4,182, state
Health Minister K K Shailaja said in a release here.
As many as 4,650 people have recuperated from the
disease on Saturday, taking the total cured in the state
to 10,01,164, she said.
Currently, there are 50,514 people under treatment.
The minister said no UK returnee had tested positive
in the last 24 hours.So far, the total infected UK returnees
in the southern state was 94.
Among them, 11 people were earlier found infected
with the new strain of virus, she said.
Stating that the state has tested 73,710 samples in
the last 24 hours, the minister said the test positivity rate
was 5.14 per cent.
Till now, 1,14,13,515 samples have been tested.
“Among those found infected today, 112 people reached
the state from outside while 3,418 contracted the disease from
their contacts.The source of infection of 236 are yet to be
traced while 26health workers are also among the infected,”
the minister said.
According to the release,there are 2,13,247 people
under observation in the state out of which 7,482 are in
isolation wards of various hospitals.
Three new regions were added and 4 places removed from
the hotspots list, taking the total number to 369, the release
added. PTI LGK BN
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