Kerala reports 9,016 new COVID19 cases pushing the total active patients to 96,004 after tests on 52,067 samples.
The state has recorded 1,139 deaths while 2,36,989 people have recovered from the infection.
Health Minister KK Shailaja said 2,36,989 patients have since been cured.
"The day saw 7,991 more patients testing negative. In all, 26 more Covid deaths took the state's death tally to 1,139," said Shailaja.
There are 2,76,900 persons under observation across Kerala, including 24,965 in hospitals. The hotspots in the state total 633
(with inputs from ANI and IANS)