Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 12: Kerala reported two new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total positive cases to 194, while 36 infected cases were cured in the State, Health Minister KK Shailaja Teacher said this evening.
"As on today, there are 375 confirmed cases in the State with 194 patients currently under treatment in various hospitals. Total 179 infected people were fully cured and discharged from hospitals. Two people died due to the deadly virus," the Minister said in a press release.
Thirty six patients tested negative of today's include 28 from Kasaragod district, six from Malappuram, one each from Kozhikode and Idukki districts, she said. "Each person from Kannur and Pathanamthitta districts tested positive today. Out of the two fresh cases, one came from Dubai and another from Sharjah," she said.
As compared to yesterday, the total number of people under observation in Kerala has further dropped down to 1,16,941, she said. "Of these, 1,16,125 are under home observation and 816 in hospitals. Sunday alone 176 people were admitted to hospitals. 14,989 samples were sent for testing and 13,802 results are negative," she added. (UNI)