Thiruvananthapuram: In Kerala, 5,328 new cases of corona virus (Kovid-19) infection were reported during the last 24 hours and 4,985 more people were affected by the epidemic, which increased the number of active cases to 65,300.
Kerala has the highest number of new cases, healthy cases and active cases recorded during the last 24 hours in the country.
With the arrival of 5,328 new cases in the state, the total number of infected people increased to 7,71,253 on Saturday and the total number of people who got rid of the virus increased to 7,02,576 with a healthy recovery of 4,985 people. With the death of 21 more people in the same period, the death toll has risen to 3,116.
During this period, the number of active cases increased by 320 to 65,374. All active patients are being treated at various hospitals and Kovid-19 centers.
Significantly, in the active cases of corona virus, Kerala has now surpassed even the most severely affected Maharashtra and has come first in the whole country. Kerala ranks fifth after Tamil Nadu in terms of corona infection.