Kerala reported 19,675 new Covid cases after 1.19L samples being tested

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 19,675 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday after testing 1,19,594 samples taking the Test Positivity Rate to 16.45%.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the Covid situation in the state is getting under control.

The state has 1,61,026 active patients now. With 142 more deaths being confirmed due to the disease, Kerala’s toll rose to 24,039.

CM said that more than a crore persons have received both doses of vaccination in Kerala. “A sero prevalence study has been completed in Kerala. A special study is being done on the pandemic’s effect on children,” he added.

District wise breakup of cases:

Ernakulam – 2,792

Thiruvananthapuram – 2,313

Thrissur – 2,266

Kozhikode – 1,753

Kottayam – 1,682

Malappuram – 1,298

Alappuzha – 1,256

Kollam – 1,225

Palakkad – 1,135

Pathanamthitta – 1,011

Kannur – 967

Idukki – 927

Wayanad – 738

Kasaragod – 312