As many as 696 people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Kozhikode district on Saturday, of whom 682 acquired the infection through local contact. The number of tests is going up, with 8,488 results made available. The daily test positivity rate is 8.19%.
According to the District Medical Officer, the source of infection of 12 persons is not known. There were 141 cases of local transmission from the Kozhikode Corporation area, 35 from Kunnamangalam, 25 from Chorod, and 24 from Kuruvattoor. As many as 619 people recovered from the infection.