28 February Sunday

Coronavirus : 6036 New Infections; 5173 Recoveries; 5451 Contact Cases; Deaths 20

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Sunday Jan 24, 2021

Kerala Total => Confirmed Cases 8,60,268 Recoveries 8,13,550 Under Treatment 72,891; Deaths 3607

Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded  6036 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 8,60,268  Total recoveries up to now figures at  8,13,550 A total of  72,891  persons remain under treatment currently.

The new infections today include 74 cases pertaining  to travelers from states outside and  42 health workers. The testing positivity rate today figured at 12.48 %.

UK Returnees:  No traveler from UK was found infected with coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Total covid caseload pertaining to incomers from that country now figures at  69

Deaths : There were 20 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 3607

New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 6036 new infections is :  Ernakulam 822; Kozhikode 763;   Kottayam 622;   Kollam 543;   Pathanamthitta 458;   Thrissur 436;   Malappuram 403;     Thiruvananthapuram 399;   Kannur 362;   Idukki 320;   Wayanad 292;   Alappuzha 284;   Palakkad 208;   Kasaragod 124.

Contact cases: There were 5451  contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 469 were unknown. The districtwise figures totaled to  : Ernakulam 762;   Kozhikode e731;   Kottayam 557;   Kollam 537;   Pathanamthitta 408;   Thrissur 423;   Malappuram 390;    Thiruvananthapuram  271;   Kannur 286;   Idukki 303;   Wayanad 283;   Alappuzha 278;   Palakkad 101;   Kasaragod 121.

Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 5173 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 345; Kollam 138; Pathanamthitta 224; Alappuzha 395; Kottayam 320; Idukki 325; Ernakulam 1045; Thrissur 383; Palakkad 268; Malappuram 570; Kozhikode 593; Wayanad 177; Kannur 340;   Kasaragod 50.

Testing : 92,58,401 samples have been subject to testing in the pandemic so far, - up by 48,378  in the past 24 hours.

Quarantine: A total of 2,02,063  people are under observation currently of whom, 12,226  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 2,02,063  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 1453 people were newly admitted into hospitals during today for observation purposes. Presently 72,891 people remain under treatment in various hospitals across the state.

Hotspots: There were 5 new hotspots  declared today, while 5 areas were taken off the list. Total hotspots currently in the state : 407.


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