Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Wednesday reported 5,405 fresh cases of coronavirus. With only 4,538 persons recovering from the infection on the day, the active cases went up to 44,124.
COVID-related toll reached 40,535 after 96 recent deaths and 307 previously undocumented ones were added to the official list.
Test Positivity Rate on the day stood at 8.42% after 64,191 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.
Of the fresh cases, 5,093 were infected through contact while the source of infection remains unknown in 260 and 14 came from outside the state.
65% fully vaccinated
The health department informed that 65% of the eligible population in Kerala has been fully vaccinated (received both doses). The number of recipients of both doses as per official records is 1,74,06,208.
Meanwhile, 96.2% (2,56,94,356) of the population has received their first dose of the vaccination.
District-wise positive cases