Kerala reports 5,296 new COVID cases, 35 deaths, & 2,404 recoveries today

Kochi: Kerala reports 5,296 new cases, 35 deaths, & 2,404 recoveries today; Active cases at 27,859. Death tally at 49,305

154 deaths were added to the death tally as per the new guidelines of the Central government, says Kerala govt in an official statement