Thiruvananthapuram : There were 1,129 fresh covid-19 cases recorded in the day, taking the state-total for case diagnoses so far to \)). The day’s infections from contact figured at 880, of which source to 58 remains undetermined. There were 752 recoveries recorded in the day.
24 health workers tested positive for virus during the day. In Thrissur, 11 employees from KSE.; 5 from KLF and 4 from Ernakulam’s INHS were diagnosed with the virus.
Of the new 1129 infections today, 89 cases pertained to travelers from overseas and 114 among people who came from other states.
There were 8 deaths reported in the day - Kondotti naïve from Malappuram, Koyamu(82) ; Aluva native from Ernakulam, Ashraf(52) ; Ernakulam native, Angel(81) ; Thrikaripur native, Abdul Rehman(72) ; Nedumangad native from Thruvananthapuram, Babu(62; )Kozhikode Beach native, Naushadh(49) and Kollam native Asuma Bivi(73). With this, state death-toll up to no touched 73.
The districtwise breakup for the day’s new infections is : Thiruvananthapuram 259; Kasaragod 153; Malappuram 141; Kozhikode 95; Pathanamthitta 85; Thrissur 76; Alappuzha 67; Ernakulam 59; Kottayam 47; Palakkad 47; Wayanad 46; Kollam 35; Idukki 14 and Kannur 5.
The split for the day’s 880 contact cases across districts figures at : Thiruvananthapuram 241; Kasaragod 151; Malappram 83; Kozhikode 80; Pathanamthitta 61; Alappuzha 52; Wayanad 44; Kottayam38; Thrissur 35; Ernakulam 33; Palakkad 26; Kollam 27; Idukki 7 and Kannur 2.
7,95,919 samples have been sent for tests in the pandemic so far, - up by 20,518 sent in the past 24 hours.A total of 1, 43,996 people are under observation currently of whom, 10,380 remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 1,33,616 are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 10,380 people were newly admitted into hospitals during today for observation purposes. 1257 people are currently under treatment for the infection and total for recoveries up to now figured at 13,779.
There were 17 new hotspots declared during the day with total hotspots around the state now climbing to 492.