Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 13,984 new Covid cases on Monday, according to a press release from the state health department. With 118 new deaths, the death toll reached 16,955. The rate of test positivity was 10.93 percent.
The state now has 1,65,322 active cases, with 15,923 more recovering from the disease.
According to a press release from Health Minister Veena George, the state now has 323 local bodies with a TPR of more than 15%.
With 118 more confirmed deaths from the disease, Kerala’s death toll now stands at 16,955. Despite the fact that more deaths have been reported, the state has yet to identify them as COVID deaths. The National Institute of Virology in Alappuzha is conducting tests.