28 February Sunday

Coronavirus : 4034 New Infections; 4823 Recoveries; 3674 Contact Cases; Deaths 14

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Tuesday Feb 23, 2021

Kerala Total => Confirmed Cases 9,62,766 Recoveries 9,81,835 Under Treatment 54,665; Deaths 4119

Thiruvananthapuram:The state recorded  4034 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 9,62,766  Total recoveries up to now figures at  9,81,835 . A total of 54,665  persons remain under treatment currently.

The new infections today include 81 cases pertaining  to travelers from states outside and  21 health workers. The test positivity rate today figured at 5.80 %.

UK Returnees:  No traveler from UK was diagnosed with covid-19 in the past 24 hours. Total covid caseload pertaining to incomers from that country now figures at 88, of which 10 are the mutated variant type..

Deaths : There were 14 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 4119
  New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 4034 new infections is :  Ernakulam 484;   Pathanamthitta 430;   Kollam 408;   Kottayam 389;   Thrissur 386;   Kozhikode 357;   Malappuram 355;   Alappuzha 275;   Thiruvananthapuram 255;   Kannur 206;   Palakkad 147;   Kasaragod 140;   Wayanad 131;   Idukki 71.

Contact cases: There were  3674 contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 258 were unknown. The districtwise figures totaled to  :  Ernakulam 454;   Pathanamthitta 392;   Kollam 407;   Kottayam 353;   Thrissur 376;   Kozhikode 345;   Malappuram 333;   Alappuzha 270;   Thiruvananthapuram  190;   Kannur 153;   Palakkad 82;   Kasaragod 128;   Wayanad 126;   Idukki 65.

Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 4823 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 367; Kollam 342; Pathanamthitta 581; Alappuzha 381; Kottayam 377; Idukki 327; Ernakulam 746; Thrissur 351; Palakkad 124; Malappuram 272; Kozhikode 521; Wayanad 168; Kannur 190;   Kasaragod 76.

Testing : 1,11,37,843 samples have been subject to testing in the pandemic so far, - up by 69,604  in the past 24 hours.

Quarantine: A total of 2,35,225  people are under observation currently of whom, 8083  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 2,27,142  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 784 people were newly admitted into hospitals during today for observation purposes. Presently 54,664 people remain under treatment in various hospitals across the state.

Hotspots: There were 4 new hotspots  declared today, while 4 areas were taken off the list. Total hotspots currently in the state : 372.



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