Mumbai: Kerala reported 2,710 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the infection count to 5,28,290, while 6,567 patients were discharged after recovering.
While 70,925 people are currently getting treatment for this disease, but so far 4,54,774 people have been cured.
In the last 24 hours, 25,141 samples were sent for testing and the test positivity rate was 10.78 percent. “So far 54,98,108 samples have been sent for testing,” Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told reporters here.
The toll increased to 1,888 with 19 more deaths.
Malappuram has 496 cases, Kozhikode 402, Ernakulam 279, Thrissur 228, and Alappuzha 226 and Thiruvananthapuram 204.
The lowest number was in Wayanad – 37.
Of the positive cases, 39 were health workers, 55 came from outside the state and 2,347 were infected through contact.
At least 3,19,262 people are under observation in various districts, including 17,523 in hospitals.
While three new areas were included in the hotspot list, nine places were removed.