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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Kerala on Thursday reported 46,387 new Covid-19 cases with test positivity rate soaring to 40.2 per cent, which is the highest ever figure since the onslaught of the pandemic. The state tested 1,15,357 samples in the last 24 hours. The worst-hit capital district of Thiruvananthapuram has 9720 new cases with a test positivity rate of 46.68 per cent. In the districts of Ernakulam and Kozhikode also TPR has gone up to 45.6 per cent and 42 per cent respectively. As many as 32 new Covid-19 deaths were reported, 309 other deaths have been included in the Covid-19 death tally after admitting appeals, taking the total number of deaths to 51,501.