The finding was announced the same week that Thailand began allowing some tourists to enter again after banning all commercial flights since early April.
One Covid death was confirmed on the day, after swab samples of 64-year-old Palayyan of Parassala who died on August 27 tested positive.
Fort Kochi registers highest number of fresh cases at 15, while Palluruthy reports eight
Of the new cases, 56 people had come from abroad while 132 had arrived from other states.
The district on Monday reported 101 Covid positive cases, 92 of which were through local transmission.
The alarming dominance of local contact cases indicates the grave situation the district is in.
Two more healthcare workers test positive, taking total number to 70 in the district
Meanwhile, as many as 29 persons recovered from the illness and got discharged.
The state declared five more deaths that occurred between August 2 and 6 as Covid-related fatalities.
Of the total 120 new Covid-19 cases reported on Wednesday in Ernakulam district, 88 got infected through local transmission while the rest have arrived from other affected states.
Saturday saw 90.33% of the 240 cases contracting the infection through local contact.
In what comes as a relief to the district, 95 persons were discharged from hospitals after recovering from the illness.
As many as 80 more people tested positive in the district on Tuesday.
Majority of flights from the Gulf landing in state with empty seats, says CM; ‘there is a sense of disinterest among the NRKs to return to the state’
As many as 400 beds shall be added in the CCC with the existing 300 beds, which were already occupied with asymptomatic Covid-19 positive patients, said sources