Kerala reported 19 more positive cases of novel coronavirus on Thursday (31 March), taking the total number of active Covid-19 cases in the state to 131, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said. As many as 12 people have recovered from the infection so far.
Kannur accounted for the highest number cases on Thursday with nine, while three cases each were from Kasaragod and Malappuram districts, followed by two from Thrissur and one each from Idukki and Wayanad, he told reporters here after a COVID-19 review meeting. This was the first reported positive case from Wayanad district.
Addressing media-persons in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said 1,02,003. As many as 101,402 are at home, while the remaining 601 are at various hospitals.
The Chief Minister welcomed the relief package announced by the central government to mitigate the sufferings of people in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.