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Kerala reports 7,955 fresh COVID cases, 57 deaths

Saturday saw 57 Covid deaths being reported taking the total death toll in the state to 26,791.  

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Thiruvananthapuram Published on: October 16, 2021 19:30 IST
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Kerala reports 7,955 fresh COVID cases, 57 deaths

Kerala reported 7955 fresh COVID-19 cases on Saturday and 57 deaths, while the test positivity rate was 9.97 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

His statement also pointed out that 11,769 people turned negative and the total number of active cases stands at 90,885, of which 9.8 per cent people are in hospitals.

Saturday saw 57 Covid deaths being reported taking the total death toll in the state to 26,791.

On the vaccination front 93.8 per cent (2.50 crore) of people above 18 years of age have got their first dose of Covid vaccine, of which 45.3 per cent (1.21 crore) have got both the vaccine jabs.

(with IANS inputs)

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