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Kerala records highest ever single-day tally of Covid-19 cases

Apr 17, 2021 21:20 IST | By Editorji News Desk

Kerala on Saturday recorded its highest ever single-day tally of Covid-19 cases. Health officials said 13,835 new infections were reported after 81,211 samples were sent for testing.

As many as 27 persons succumbed to the virus, mounting the state's Covid-19 toll to 4,904. The state's test positivity rate surged to a high of 17.04 per cent.

A total 3,654 people recovered from the disease in the given period, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 11,35,921. The southern state presently has 80,019 active cases.

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