On certain days in the previous months, the TPR went over 15 per cent.
State Health Minister KK Shailaja said that 8,206 persons tested negative on a day when 71,270 samples was tested in 24 hours. The state’s recoveries total 3,72,951 so far.
“Active cases total 84,995, whereas 28 more COVID-19 deaths took Kerala’s death toll to 1,587,” she added.
Across the state, 3,02,063 persons are now under observation, including 20,963 in hospitals. There are 638 corona hotspots in the state.