Thiruvananthapuram: 24 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the state today while 8 other recovered.
Of the 24, 5 are from Malappuram, 4 from Kannur, one each from Idukki, Palakkad, and Kasaragod, three from Kottayam and Thrissur each and two each from Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Alappuzha districts.
14 people arrived from abroad and 10 came from other states.
About 153 people were taken today to the hospital. In the last 24 hours, 1798 samples were tested.
Three new places have been put under the list of hotspots- Thrikkattiri, Srikrishnapuram in Palakkad and Dharmamadom in Kannur district, while 8 other places have been removed from the list of hotspots.