Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 17,106 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, with 20,846 people recovering from the infection.
In the last 24 hours, 96,481 samples were tested, with a 17.73% test positivity rate.
According to a press release from Health Minister Veena George, the number of active cases has reached 1,78,462.
The state’s COVID toll has risen to 19,428 with 83 deaths reported on Saturday.
A total of 4,92,339 people are being watched in various districts. 4,65,079 are in home or institutional quarantine, while 27,260 are in hospitals. On Saturday, a total of 1,901 people were admitted to hospitals.