Kerala reports 21,116 COVID19 positive cases
Kerala continues to report a surge in Covid cases as the State confirms 21,116 Covid positive cases today.
The test Positivity Rate is at 16.15%. 19,296 recoveries and 197 deaths were also reported today. 1,79,303 is the present active covid caseload in the State.
Meanwhile the State Health Minister Veena George informed that, the state targets to provide vaccination to everyone above 18 years of age towards the end of September. Akong those above 18 years of age, 52% has received the first dose of vaccine and 19% has received both the doses of vaccine.
This is much higher than the national average. She also added that, the state is well equipped to provide vaccines for children. The process of vaccinating children would begin, once the Centre gives permission.