Three districts namely Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram and Thrissur reported over 1,000 cases on the day.
With this new technique, the Japanese pharmaceutical group aims to break into a market which is dominated by major drugmakers Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca.
The state tested 89,995 samples for coronavirus in the last 24 hours.
The laxity shown by the public in adhering fully to the COVID guidelines after taking vaccines is one of the reasons attributed to the re-emergence of the pandemic among the vaccinated population.
The final approval will be given by DCGI. If approved, it will be the second vaccine cleared for use on children.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 18 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 107 consecutive days now.
'It is the first cocktail with Phase III data to demonstrate benefits in both prophylaxis and treatment of COVID-19 and is easily administered by IM injection.'
The death toll climbed to 4,50,782 with 193 fresh fatalities.
The impact of COVID-19 vaccines - and the underlying advances - indicate that it shouldn't be long before researchers behind the work get a call from Stockholm.
The new COVID-19 vaccine requirements will now apply to nearly all foreign nationals flying to the United States - including those not subject to the prior restrictions.