Kerala reports 8,867 new Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths Thiruvananthapuram News – Times of India

Kochi: Kerala On Friday, 8,867 new Covid-19 positive cases and 67 deaths were recorded, taking the total number of affected in the state to 48,29,565 and the death toll so far to 26,734.
State Health Minister Veena George said 79,554 samples were tested in the last 24 hours and there are 211 wards in 158 local self-government bodies with a weekly infection population ratio of more than 10 per cent.
The minister said there are 94,756 active Covid-19 cases, of which 9.8 per cent are hospitalised. between districts, Ernakulam Highest number of positive cases reported at 1,337 Thiruvananthapuram 1,288 more Thrissur 1,091.
The minister said in a statement, “Of those found infected on Friday, 32 reached the state from outside, while 8,434 contracted the disease through their contacts. The source of infection of 337 is yet to be traced. Sixty-four of those infected.” Health workers are also involved.” Press release.
3,27,682 people are under observation, out of which 10,622 are in isolation wards of various hospitals.
A total of 9,872 people were cured of the disease on Friday, taking the total number of cured people in the state to 47,16,728.
The minister said that 93.7 per cent (2,50,45,318) of the target population received the first dose of the vaccine, while 44.9 per cent (1,20,06,707) received both the doses.