Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said 28,447 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the State on Friday, the single-day highest ever.
“The Covid spread in the State is severe. 1,30,617 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours and the test positivity rate is 21.78%,” the CM told a press conference here this evening.
“At present, there are 1,78,983 patients under treatment. 27 deaths were also reported. A serious situation is developing in the State and strict restrictions will have to be imposed”, the Chief Minister said.