36 COVID-19 patients recover in Kerala, only 2 fresh cases reported

36 COVID-19 patients recover in Kerala, only 2 fresh cases reported
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 12 () In a relief to Kerala,as many as 36 COVID-19 patients were cured of the disease andonly two fresh positive cases detected on Sunday, state HealthMinister K K Sahilaja said. The is the highest number of recovered patients for asingle day in the state where a total of 179 had been curedwith only two deaths reported due to COVID-19 so far. With the two new cases from Kannur and Pathanamthittadistricts, both with foreign travel history, the number ofactive coronavirus cases in the state stood at 194.

Of the 36 recovered, Kasaragod, the COVID-19 hotspot inthe state with the highest number of cases, accounted for amajority of 28 people who were cured of the virus infection,the Minister said.

"Out of the total 36 cured today, 28 are from Kasaragod,six from Malappuram, one each from Kozhikode and Idukkidistricts. As of now, there are 194 patients under treatmentacross various hospitals in the state. At least 179 were curedin Kerala till now," Shailaja said in a release.
The new patient from Pathanamthitta had arrived in thestate from Sharjah in UAE and the other from Kannur had atravel history to Dubai, she said.
A total of 1,16,941 people were under observation in thestate out of which 816 in isolation wards of varioushospitals, the release said.The state has till now sent 14,989 samples for testing. RRTVS VS

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