Kerala reported 22,946 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, informed the health department in a press release. Triggering panic, the test positivity rate was jumped to 33.07 per cent.
The district-wise statistics of positive cases: Thiruvananthapuram- 5,863, Ernakulam-4,100, Kozhikode-2,043, Thrissur-1,861, Kottayam-1,476, Kollam-1,264, Palakkad-1,191, Kannur-1,100, Malappuram-935, Pathanamthitta-872, Alappuzha-835, Idukki-605, Kasaragod-574 and Wayanad-227. A total of 69,373 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.
As of now, a total of 2,41,087 people are under observation across the state. Of them, 2,36,030 are under home or institutional quarantine while 5,057 are in hospitals across the state. Covid fatalities reached 50,904 after 54 previously undocumented deaths and 18 recent ones were added to the list.