Over 17,500 patients have recovered from COVID-19 in Kerala while about 11,492 are still infected

Even though Kerala continues to report fresh cases of COVID-19 on a regular basis, there is some respite which came on Wednesday as the number of recovered cases surpassed the number of new cases. According to a report published in The Hindu, the number of recovered cases stood at 1,234 on Wednesday against 1,195 new cases.

In the state of Kerala, over 17,500 patients have recovered from the disease while about 11,492 are still active. Kerala has reported a total of 29,151 cases so far.

The Hindu report suggested that out of the fresh cases, the most number of cases were reported from Thiruvananthapuram which recorded 274 fresh cases in 24 hours. However, it also reported a huge number of recoveries in a day. The recoveries in the district stood at 528.

New cases were also reported from several other districts of Kerala. While Makapurram recorded 167 cases, Kasaragod recorded 128 new infections. Similarly, Ernakulam recorded 120 new infections and Alappuzha recorded 108 fresh cases of COVID-19. Cases were also reported from Thrissur, Kannur, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Kollam and Wayanad districts of Kerala, The Hindu reported. Apart from that seven new deaths were also reported taking the toll to 94 in the state.

In the last 24 hours, Kerala tested 25,096 samples, the report said.

Read the full report in The Hindu