Kerala registered 21,613 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the number of infections to 37,03,578, while the number of people succumbing to the disease rose to 18,870 with 127 additional deaths.
As many as 18,556 people have been cured of the infection since Monday, bringing the total number of people recovered to 35,29,465 and the number of active cases to 1,75,167, a state government release said.
1,39,623 samples have been tested in the past 24 hours and the TPR was found to be 15.48 percent. So far, 2,96,85,152 samples have been tested, it said.
Of the districts, Malappuram registered 3,193 cases of coronavirus, followed by Ernakulam (2,643), Thrissur (2,470), Kozhikode (2,322), Palakkad (2,134), Kollam (1,692), Kannur (1,306), Alappuzha (1,177), Kottayam (1,155). ) and Thiruvananthapuram (1.155).
Of the new cases, 92 are health professionals, 92 were from out of state and 20,248 were infected through contact source contact, which was unclear in 1,181 cases, the release said.
There are currently 4,96,349 people under surveillance in various districts of the state. Of these, 4,68,468 are in home or institutional quarantine and 27,881 in hospitals.
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