State capital witnesses increase in COVID-19; Anchuthengu, Kazhakkoottam report fresh cases
Thiruvananthapuram: The state capital is continuing the battle against community transmission of COVID-19 as more cases are being reported day by day. New COVID-19 positive cases were reported in Anchuthengu where the highest level of community transmission was confirmed.
Among the 50 people who underwent COVID test on Tuesday, 32 turned positive. A panchayat official was also among the patients who tested positive on Tuesday.
Apart from this, 7 people turned positive in the antigen test conducted at Kazhakkoottam FCI godown on Tuesday. According to reports, 74 people underwent the antigen test here and five lorry drivers and 2 headload workers turned COVID positive at the FCI godown.
At the same time, four people including the depot manager had tested COVID positive in the antigen test conducted on Monday.