22 June Tuesday

Covid Update : 39,955 New Infections; Deaths 97; Test Positivity Rate 28.61 %

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Thursday May 13, 2021

Thiruvananthapuram: The state recorded 39,995 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 20,50,782  Total recoveries up to now figures at  16,05,471. A total of  4,38,913  persons remain under treatment currently.

The new infections today include 217 cases pertaining  to travelers from states outside and 109 health workers.

No  traveler from UK, South Africa or Brazil was diagnosed with covid-19 in the past 24 hours. Total covid caseload pertaining to incomers from UK figures at 115, South Africa  8 and Brazil 1. Of  them, 11 were infected with the variant types.

Testing : 1,75,58,352 samples have been subject to testing in the pandemic so far, - up by  1,39,656 in the past 24 hours. The test positivity rate today figured at 28.61 %.

Deaths : There were  97 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 6150.

New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 39,955 new infections is :  Malappuram 5044;  Ernakulam 5026;  Thiruvananthapuram 4050;  Kollam 3731;  Thrissur 3587;  Kozhikode 3346;  Palakkad 3223;  Kottayam 2771;  Alappuzha 2709;  Kannur 2261;  Pathanamthitta 1301;  Idduki 1236;  Kasaragod 883;  Wayanad 787.

Contact cases: There were  36,841 contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 2788 were unknown. The districtwise figures totaled to  :  Malappuram 4834;  Ernakulam 4928;  Thiruvananthapuram 3803;  Kollam 3725;  Thrissur 3562;  Kozhikode 3237;  Palakkad 1214;  Kottayam 2590;  Alappuzha 2704;  Kannur 2130;  Pathanamthitta 1280;  Idukki 1208;  Kasaragod 858;  Wayanad 768.

Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 33733 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 2497; Kollam 3359; Pathanamthitta 1166; Alappuzha 3996; Kottayam 3491; Idukki 1082; Ernakulam 3468; Thrissur 2403; Palakkad 3000; Malappuram 2908; Kozhikode 4242; Wayanad 490; Kannur 2349;   Kasaragod 282.

Quarantine: A total of 10,02,443 people are under observation currently of whom, 35.101  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 9,67,342  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 3858 people were newly admitted into hospitals during today for observation purposes.  

Hotspots: There were 102 new hotspots  declared today, while 3 areas were taken off the list. Total hotspots currently in the state : 740.



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