Kerala reports highest one-day peak with 41,953 new COVID-19 cases: Pinarayi Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], May 5 (ANI): Kerala reported the highest one-day peak on Wednesday with 41,953 new cases of COVID-19 and 58 deaths.
Speaking to the media here, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said there were 3,75,658 active COVID-19 cases in the state.
“A total of 23,106 people have also recovered today. A total of 13,623,63 patients have recovered so far, while 5,565 deaths have been reported so far,” he said. .
Vijayan said Kerala was going through a serious situation with COVID spreading rapidly in the state.
“The test positivity rate is not decreasing. The situation calls for more restrictions in the state,” he said.
The Chief Minister asked the state banks to stop all collection procedures due to the serious situation and informed that the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) and the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) have been requested to stop collecting overdue invoices for two months. .
“People in the state who need emergency medicine and cannot get out can ask the Kerala police for help in purchasing medicine by calling the police control room,” he said. declared and ordered the state police media center to raise awareness on social media about COVID. -19 guidelines. (ANI)