26 September Saturday

Coronavirus : 3830 New Infections; 2263 Recoveries; 3562 Contact Cases ; Deaths 12

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Wednesday Sep 16, 2020

Kerala Tracker : Confirmed Cases : 117863; Recoveries 84,608 ; Under Treatment 32,709 : Deaths 480

 

Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded  3830 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total for confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 1,17,863. There were 3562 contact infections reported during the day, of which the virus source to 350 cases remain untraced. On other data for the day, there were 14 covid deaths and 2263 recoveries. With this, state death-toll in the pandemic rose to 480 and recoveries to 84,608. And,  a total of  32,709  persons remain under treatment as of  now.

The new infections today include 43 cases pertaining  to travelers from overseas, 70 incomers from states outside and 66 health workers. 

New cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 3830 new infections is : Thiruvananthapuram 675;  Kozhikode 468;  Alappuzha 323;  Ernakulam 319;  Kollam 300;  Malappuram 298;  Thrissur 263;  Thrissur 263;  Kannur 247;  Pathanamthitta 236;  Palakkad 220;  Kottayam 187;  Kasaragod 118;  Wayanad 99;  Idukki 76.

Contact cases : The split for the day’s 3562 contact cases  across districts figures at  : Thiruvananthapuram 642;  Kozhikode 455;  Ernakulam 301;  Alappuzha 297;  Kollam 285;  Malappuram 281;  Thrissur 254;  Kannur 215;  Palakkad 202;  Kottayam 186;  Pathanamthitta 184;  Kasaragod 112;  Wayanad 92;  Idukki 56.

Recoveries : The districtwise tally for the day’s  2263 recoveries is : Thiruvananthapuram 418;  Kollam 26;  Pathanamthitta 157;  Alappuzha 120;  Kottayam 131;  Idukki 21;  Ernakulam 371;  Thrissur 220;  Palakkad 117;  Malappuram 257;  Kozhikode 155;  Wayanad 12;  Kannur 179;  Kasaragod 79.

Deaths : The identities pertaining to 12 deceased whose covid status was confirmed positive today are -  Kannur Payyanoor native, TV Rajesh(47) who died on 13 Sept;  Malappuram Aricode native, Abubekkar(70) who died on 10 Sept;   Malappuram native, Saphiah(76), Thiruvananthapuram Papanamcode native Nijamuddin(61), Kollam Peryum native, Thomas(59)     who died on  9 Sept;   Kozhikode Kallai native Kunjiri(56), Kozhikode Parambil native, Raveendran(69)   who died on 8 Sept;  Palakkad Mannarode naitve, Ramla(56), Palakkad Chermundassery native, Latha(52)    who died on 6 Sept;     Palakkad Kalakaloor native, Sarasathiamma(84)  who died on 4 Sept;   Palakkad Kollappalam native Suleman(49), Palakkad Karnaki Nagar native C Subramanian(84)    who died on 1 Sept;   Palakkad Pattambi native, Abubekkar(80)   who died on  28 Aug;  Kozhikode native, Sajith(45)    who died on  30 Aug. 

Testing, quarantine and hotspots
22,45,139 samples were for testing in the pandemic so far, - up by 46,162 sent in the past 24 hours. A total of 2,11,037  people are under observation currently of whom, 23,079  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 1,87,958  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 2987 people were newly admitted into hospitals during today for observation purposes. Presently 32,709 people remain under treatment in various hospitals across the state.

There were 15 new hotspots  declared today, while 22 areas were taken off the list. Total hotspots currently in the state : 610 .


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