13 new COVID-19 cases in Kerala on Monday, 13 recover
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed that 13 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in the state on Monday. He was addressing the media after the corona review meeting here.
Out of the 13 new patients, 6 are from Kottayam, 4 are from Idukki while one each is from Palakkad, Malappuram and Kannur districts.
Among them, 5 had returned from Tamil Nadu while one returned from abroad. Six persons developed the disease through contact. The health department is examining how one person developed the disease.
Out of the 13 who turned negative, 6 are from Kannur, 4 are from Kozhikode while one each is from Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Malappuram districts.
So far 481 confirmed cases have been reported in the state. Among them, 123 patients are under treatment at various hospitals.
A total of 20,301 people are under observation in the state. Among them 19,812 are placed under home quarantine and 489 are admitted in hospitals.
On Monday, 104 people with suspected symptoms were admitted to hospitals. Among the 23,271 samples tested, 22,537 turned negative.