677 new coronavirus cases have been reported in Kozhikode district,said District Medical Officer Dr.V.Jayashree.
For the last two days,there is a substantial growth in the positive cases.
Until Friday,the number had dipped to below 500.
Meanwhile,Covid-19 vaccination drive began in the district,yesterday.
Junior Consultant at Kozhikode Beach General Hospital,.Dr.Vipin Varkey is the first recipient of Covid-19 vaccine.The district level vaccination program was held at the hospital.Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the health workers through a video conferencing,yesterday.Corporation Mayor Dr.Beena Philip inaugurated the district level program.