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COVID-19: Kerala reports 32,097 fresh cases, 188 deaths

The test positivity rate (TPR) was found to be 18.41 percent after testing of 1,74,307 samples in the last 24 hours, according to a state government release. With this, 3,19,01,842 samples have been tested till now, it said.   

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Thiruvananthapuram Published on: September 02, 2021 19:05 IST
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Kerala reports 32,097 fresh cases, 188 deaths

Kerala reported 32,097 fresh COVID-19 cases and 188 deaths on Thursday. With this, the total infection count is now 41,22,133, and the fatalities to 21,149. 

The test positivity rate (TPR) was found to be 18.41 percent after testing of 1,74,307 samples in the last 24 hours, according to a state government release. With this, 3,19,01,842 samples have been tested till now, it said. 

It also said that since Wednesday, 21,634 people have recovered from the infection taking the total recoveries to 38,60,248 and the number of active cases to 2,40,186.

Among the 14 districts of the state, Thrissur recorded the highest with 4,334 cases followed by Ernakulam (3,768), Kozhikode (3,531), Palakkad (2,998), Kollam (2,908), Malappuram (2,664), Thiruvananthapuram (2,440), Kottayam (2,121), Alappuzha (1,709), Kannur (1,626), Pathanamthitta (1,267), Idukki (1,164) and Wayanad (1,012), the release said.

Of the new cases, 98 were health workers, 102 were from outside the state, and 30,456 were infected through contact with the source of the contact not being clear in 1,441 cases, the release said.

There are currently 5,68,087 people under surveillance in various districts. Of these, 5,34,805 are in-home or institutional quarantine and 33,282 in hospitals. 

Inputs from PTI

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