Kerala today recorded highest single-day COVID spike by logging as many as 28,469 new infections, the state health bulletin reported on Sunday. With this, the active number of cases touched 2,18,893. Meanwhile, the state also reported 30 deaths in the last 24 hours pushing the death toll to 5,110.
Also, with 8,122 discharges today, the total number of recoveries in the state went up to 11,81,324. The state health bulletin also said that as many as 1,26,773 COVID tests were conducted in last 24 hours. The state on Saturday logged Saturday reported 26,685 new cases, while on Friday, 28,447 fresh infections were reported.
Amidst this explosive rise in the number of COVID cases, the chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday called the situation was grim stating, “We are sitting on a volcano which can explode any moment. People should understand the situation and take adequate precaution to protect themselves.”