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Covid Update : 34,694 New Infections; Deaths 93; Test Positivity Rate 26.41%

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Friday May 14, 2021

Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded  34,694 fresh Covid-19 cases on Friday  taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 20,85,476,  Total recoveries up to now figures at  16,36,790. A  total of  4,42,194  persons remain under treatment currently.

The new infections on Friday  include 258 cases pertaining  to travelers from states outside and  112 health workers.

No  traveler from UK, South Africa or Brazil was diagnosed with covid-19 in the 24 hours up to Friday evening. 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 : 1,76,87,727 samples have been subject to testing in the pandemic so far, - up by 1,31,375  in the 24 hours up to Friday evening. The test positivity rate today figured at   26.41 %.

Deaths : There were 93 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 6243.

New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 34,694 new infections is : Thiruvananthapuram 4567;  Malappuram 3997;  Ernakulam 3855;  Thrissur 3162;  Kollam 2992;  Palakkad 2948;  Kozhikode 2760;  Kannur 2159;  Alappuzha 2149;  Kottayam 2043;  Idukki 1284;  Pathanamthitta 1204;  Kasaragod 1092;  Wayanad 482.

Contact cases: There were 32,248  contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 2076 were unknown. The districtwise figures totaled to  :  Thiruvananthapuram 4346;  Malappuram 3775;  Ernakulam 3739;  Thrissur 3148;  Kollam 2978;  Palakkad 1578;  Kozhikode 2693;  Kannur 2014;  Alappuzha 2145;  Kottayam 1901;  Idukki 1245;  Pathanamthitta 1163;  Kasaragod 1060;  Wayanad 463.

Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s _ recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 2802; Kollam 2634; Pathanamthitta 117; Alappuzha 3054; Kottayam 2174; Idukki 836; Ernakulam 3341; Thrissur 2679; Palakkad 2924; Malappuram 3981; Kozhikode 3912; Wayanad 644; Kannur 1490;   Kasaragod 731.

Quarantine: A total of 10,14,454  people are under observation currently of whom, 9,77,257  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 37,197 are being monitored in their homes/institutions.  4018 people were newly admitted into hospitals during today for observation purposes.  

Hotspots: There were 9 new hotspots  declared today, while 1 area was taken off the list. Total hotspots currently in the state : 844.


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