As many as 11,469 people have been cured, taking the total recoveries to 27.41 lakh so far.
The cumulative cases have mounted to 28.55 lakh.
In the last 24 hours, 1,16,507 samples were tested and the test positivity rate (TPR) was 10.37% and so far 2,23,97,780 samples have been tested, the state government said.
Ernakulam recorded the highest number of cases–1461, followed by Kollam 1325, Malappuram 1287 and Thiruvananthapuram 1248.
Of the positive cases, 94 people had come from outside the state and 11,250 were infected through contact.
At least 4,06,706 people are presently under observation, including 26,147 in hospitals.