Covid positive cases continue its upsurge in Kerala, where 17,106 new cases were reported during the past 24 hours.
Test Positivity Rate has increased to 17.73 per cent, as against 16.94 yesterday.
2558 were reported in Malappuram district, followed by Kozhikode and Thrissur districts. The state also reported 83 deaths, taking the total number of people who succumbed to the pandemic to 19,428.
20,846 persons have recovered from Covid 19 in the state.
The state Health Minister said the Weekly Infection Population Ratio remains above eight per cent in 414 wards of 74 local bodies, where stringent control measures will be in place.