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Kerala reports 4,741 fresh COVID cases, 28 deaths

Kerala reports 4,741 fresh COVID cases, 28 deaths

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (UNI) Kerala reported 4,741 fresh COVID positive cases and 28 deaths on Saturday showing no respite from rising number of COVID cases in the state.
About 5,144 people reportedly recovered from the disease on Saturday, a press release from the health department said this evening.
"Meanwhile, 28 recent deaths were confirmed due to COVID on Saturday. About 526 deaths were also added to the list based on appeals seeking its inclusion in the list taking the death toll in the state to 39,679," the release added.
About 54,309 samples were tested during the last 24 hours. Currently 1,64,088 people are under observation in the State -- 1,59,297 are at their homes or institutional quarantine centres and 4,791 in hospitals.
On Saturday, 312 people infected with virus were admitted in hospitals across the state. Weekly Infection Population Ratio (WIPR) is above 10 at 21 wards where strict restriction is being imposed.

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