16 January Saturday

Coronavirus : 6004 New Infections; 5158 Recoveries; 5401 Contact Cases; Deaths 26

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Wednesday Jan 13, 2021

Kerala Total => Confirmed Cases 7,59,512 Recoveries 7,56,817 Under Treatment 65,373; Deaths 3373

Thiruvananthapuram: The state recorded  6004 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 7,95,512  Total recoveries up to now figures at  7,56,817.  A total of  65,373  persons remain under treatment currently.

The new infections today include 73 cases pertaining  to travelers from states outside and  53 health workers. The testing positivity rate today figured at 8.69%. Also 1 returnee from UK was diagnosed with covid in the past 24 hours taking the UK-oriented caseload so far to 56.

There were 26 covid deaths confirmed during the day raising the toll so far to 3373.

New cases: The districtwise breakup for the day’s 6004 new infections is :  Ernakulam 998;  Kozhikode 669;  Kottayam 589;  Kollam 528;  Pathanamthitta 448;  Thrissur 437;  Alappuzha 432;  Malappuram 409;  Thiruvananthapuram 386;  Idukki 284;  Kannur 259;  Wayanad 248;  Palakkad 225;  Kasaragod 92.

Contact cases: There were 5401  contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 477 were unknown. The districtwise figures totaled to  :  Ernakulam 914;  Kozhikode 642;  Kottayam 541;  Kollam 525;  Pathanamthitta 399;  Thrissur 424;  Alappuzha 424;  Malappuram 385;   Thiruvananthapuram  285;  Idukki 268;  Kannur 215;  Wayanad 234;  Palakkad 63;  Kasaragod 82.

Recoveries: The districtwise split for today’s 5158 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 335; Kollam 230; Pathanamthitta 336; Alappuzha 487; Kottayam 548; Idukki 51; Ernakulam 906; Thrissur 518; Palakkad 212; Malappuram 447; Kozhikode 573; Wayanad 179; Kannur 301;   Kasaragod 35.

Testing: 86,20,873 samples have been subject to testing in the pandemic so far, - up by 69,081  in the past 24 hours.

Quarantine: A total of 2,00,259  people are under observation currently of whom 10,709  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 1,89,500  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 1333 people were newly admitted into hospitals during today for observation purposes. Presently 65,373 people remain under treatment in various hospitals across the state.

Hotspots: There were 2 new hotspots  declared today, while 11 areas were taken off the list. Total hotspots currently in the state : 427.


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