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810 new Covid cases detected in Capital

Of these, five persons are health workers. The total persons under surveillance in the district is 27,363.

Published: 24th August 2021 07:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th August 2021 07:01 AM   |  A+A-

Covid testing, coronavirus

A medic collects swab sample from a person. (Photo | Ashishkrishna HP, EPS)

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The district on Monday reported 810 new Covid-19 positive cases  The test positivity rate stood at 11.8 per cent which is lower than the state average of 15.63 per cent. A total of six deaths were reported in the last 24 hours. Besides, 601 patients recovered from the infection on the day. A total of 9,332 patients are still under treatment in the district. Among the new cases, 740 persons have been infected through the local transmission.Of these, five persons are health workers. The total persons under surveillance in the district is 27,363.



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