Kerala clocks 5 987 new COVID-19 cases 384 deaths

     Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (PTI) Kerala on Thursday recorded 5,987 fresh COVID-19 infections and 384 fatalities, which raised the total caseload to 51,08,112 and the toll to 38,737.<br>        With 5,094 more people recovering from the virus since Tuesday, the total recoveries reached 50,28,752 and the active cases touched 51,804, a state government press release said.<br>        Among the 14 districts, Ernakulam recorded the highest with 963 cases followed by Thiruvananthapuram 863 and Kozhikode 664.<br>        Of the 384 deaths, 56 were reported over the last few days and 328 were designated as COVID-19 deaths after receiving appeals based on the new guidelines of the Centre and the directions of the Supreme Court, the release said.<br>        As many as 66,165 samples were tested in the last 24 hours, it said.<br>        Of the new cases, 25 were health workers, 37 from outside the State and 5,594 infected through contact with the source of it not being clear in 331.<br>        There are currently 1,74,319 people under surveillance in various districts, of whom 1,69,469 are in home or institutional quarantine and 4,850 in hospitals, the release said. PTI<br>HMP ROH   ROH

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