Thiruvananthapuram: The state reported 1417 new COVID positive cases on Tuesday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed at the daily briefing over COVID. 1242 persons contracted the pandemic through contact. The source of 105 cases is left unknown. Of the people infected COVID,62 came from abroad and 72 came back from other states.36 health workers in the state confirmed COVID today.
The state reported four deaths today. The deceased are identified as Thiruvanathapuram Varkala native Chellayya,68, Kannur native Kumba, 75, Thiruvananthapuram native Maniyan,80, Ernamkulum native Reetha Charles,87, Thiruvanthapuram native Prema,52.
Thiruvananthapuram with 291 cases leads in the number of COVID positive cases. Next to the state capital, Malappuram with 242 cases, Kozhikode with 158 cases in the third position. Kasargode reports 147 cases and Alpuzha reports 146 cases and Palakkad with 141 cases and Ernakulum with 130 cases crossed three-digit numbers in COVID positive cases.