Kerala has recorded 7,201 Covid-19 cases, Health Minister K. K. Shailaja said in a statement on Saturday. In the last 24 hours, 64,051 samples were tested. There are 83,261 active Covid-19 cases in Kerala while 3,95,624 have recovered.
The state also reported 7,120 recoveries on Saturday. 6,316 persons contracted the virus through contact out of which the infection source of 728 is unknown. 61 health workers were also confirmed of Covid.
The state confirmed 28 deaths due to Covid-19 by NIV Alappuzha. With this, Kerala’s Covid death toll has touched 1,668.