On Tuesday, Kerala had recorded its highest ever single-day cases after 55,475 Covid positive cases were reported
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala continued witnessing a surge in the Covid-19 cases on Wednesday as the state reported 49,771 fresh infections while the daily test positivity rate stood at 48.06 per cent, Health Minister Veena George said.
On Tuesday, the state had recorded its highest ever single-day cases after 55,475 Covid positive cases were reported.
Ernakulam district registered the highest number of cases with 9,567, followed by Thiruvananthapuram — 6,945.
There were 3,00,556 active cases in the state.
On Wednesday, there were 63 Covid deaths taking the death toll to 52,281.
On the vaccination front, 100 per cent per cent (2.68 crore people) have had one dose, of which 84 per cent (2.24 crore people) have taken both the doses.
In the 15 to 18 age group, 68.60 per cent (10.41 lakh teenagers) have been given one dose.
“India Coronavirus Update Today”
India on Wednesday witnessed a marginal rise in Covid-19 cases with 2,85,914 Covid-19 infections reported in the past 24 hours, as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
In the same time span, 665 fatalities pushed the death toll in the country to 4,91,127.
Meanwhile, the active caseload has jumped to 22,23,018 which constitute 5.55 per cent of the country’s total positive cases.