Kerala on Wednesday reported 12,787 fresh cases of novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours while 150 people succumbed in the same period.
“In the last 24 hours, 1,24,326 samples were tested and the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) is 10.29 %. Till now, a total of 2,22,81,273 samples have been sent for testing,” the government said in a release.
The fresh fatalities have taken the death toll in the state to 12,445.
Today, 16 Local Self Government areas were identified with TPR above 30 percent in the State.
In the last 24 hours, Covid was not detected in any person who recently came to Kerala from the UK taking the total to 128, and their samples have been sent to NIV, Pune for further testing. So far, 11 people who came from the UK were diagnosed with the genetically modified virus.