Kerala Logs 24,000-plus Cases for Second Time After May 26


Kerala reported 24,296 COVID-19 instances on Tuesday, the second time it has crossed the 24,000 mark after May 26 when the state had recorded 28,798 instances. On May 27, the state had recorded 24,166 recent COVID-19 instances.

Since then the state twice got here near the 24,000 mark on May 29 — 23,513 — after which on August 3 — 23,676. After May 29, the state crossed the 20,000 mark on July 27 when it reported 22,129 recent instances and since then it has been logging greater than or shut to twenty,000 instances on virtually every single day.

On Tuesday, with 24,296 recent instances and and 173 deaths, the entire an infection depend was pushed to 38,51,984 and fatalities to 19,757 until date. The Test Positivity Rate (TPR) jumped to 18.04 per cent from 15.63 per cent on Monday.

As many as 19,349 folks have been cured of the an infection since Monday, taking the entire recoveries to 36,72,357 and the variety of energetic instances to 1,59,335, an official press launch right here mentioned. In the final 24 hours, 1,34,706 samples had been examined and the TPR was discovered to be 18.04 per cent. So far, 3,04,53,773 samples have been examined, it mentioned.

Among districts, Ernakulam recorded the very best with 3,149 instances adopted by Thrissur (3,046), Kozhikode (2,875), Malappuram (2,778), Palakkad (2,212), Kollam (1,762), Kottayam (1,474), Thiruvananthapuram (1,435), Kannur (1,418), Alappuzha (1,107) and Pathanamthitta (1,031). Of the brand new instances, 90 had been well being employees, 118 from exterior the state and 22,775 contaminated by means of contact, with the supply of the contact not being clear in 1,313 instances, the discharge mentioned.

There are presently 4,67,051 folks beneath surveillance in varied districts. Of these, 4,41,012 are in house or institutional quarantine and 26,039 in hospitals.

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