Kerala reports 2,885 COVID-19 cases; toll mounts to 425 with 15 deaths

By: |
September 12, 2020 7:07 PM

With 15 deaths being confirmed over the past few days, including that of a 101-year-old man from Kalady in Ernakulam district, the toll has climbed to 425.

Of the positive cases, 2,640 were infected through contact and the source of infection of 287 persons was not known.Of the positive cases, 2,640 were infected through contact and the source of infection of 287 persons was not known.

Kerala reported 2,885 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking the tally to 1,05,139 as 75,848 people have recovered so far from the infection, Health minister K K Shailaja said. The state had crossed the grim milestone of one lakh cases on Friday after 2,988 people tested positive. With 15 deaths being confirmed over the past few days, including that of a 101-year-old man from Kalady in Ernakulam district, the toll has climbed to 425.

Of the positive cases, 2,640 were infected through contact and the source of infection of 287 persons was not known. Forty two people had come from abroad and 137 from other states, the minister said. While Thiruvananthapuram reported 566 cases, Malappuram accounted for 310. Over 200 cases were reported today from Kozhikode, Kollam and Kannur.

As many as 1,944 people were discharged today after their samples turned negative, following which 28,802 are presently under treatment. While 2.03 lakh people are under observationin various districts, 22,177 are in hospitals, including 2576 admitted today. In the last 24 hours, 43,954 samples have been sent fortesting and so far 20,99,549 samples have been tested.

Get live Stock Prices from BSE, NSE, US Market and latest NAV, portfolio of Mutual Funds, Check out latest IPO News, Best Performing IPOs, calculate your tax by Income Tax Calculator, know market’s Top Gainers, Top Losers & Best Equity Funds. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Financial Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates.

Next Stories
166% of India’s adult population administered at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine: Govt
2COVID-19: Delhi records 48 new cases, zero death; positivity rate 0.07 pc
3Colombia to seek affordable meds and vaccine know-how from India