The district continued to witness a pointy rise in COVID-19 circumstances with 2,170 samples out of the 8,231 samples testing positive for the illness on Tuesday.
The test positivity charge for the day was 26.36 per cent.
Of the contemporary circumstances, 2,158 folks contracted the virus by means of native transmission.
With 282 circumstances, Kottayam continued to steer the tally, adopted by Kumarakom with 74 circumstances, sources mentioned.
As many as 3,890 folks recovered from the illness throughout the day, bringing down the overall variety of energetic circumstances to 14,722 whereas 61,702 individuals are underneath surveillance.
In view of the rising variety of circumstances and individuals underneath quarantine, the district administration has began floating volunteer teams on the native physique degree.
The volunteers can be deployed to make sure the welfare of these in therapy and underneath quarantine, mentioned District Collector M.Anjana.
Meanwhile, the volunteer teams to be fashioned by the police will help the power in sustaining the rules in containment zones and different areas.