Kerala continues to report surge in Covid cases as it confirms 16,848 new covid positive cases today. The test positivity rate is 11.91 percent at present. 104 deaths were also confirmed due to Covid today taking the total death toll to 15,512.
Bringing respite, 12,052 people recovered from the covid infection. At present, over 1 lakh 26,398 people are undergoing covid treatment in the state.
Meanwhile, the relaxations announced in the lockdown restrictions on account of Bakrid festival, continued today also.
The state government had given concessions in covid restrictions for three days, on 18th, 19th and 20th of this month in observance of Bakrid. Tomorrow the holy festival of Bakrid will be observed throughout the state.