18 September Saturday

Covid Update : 20,624 New Infections; Deaths 80 ; Test Positivity Rate 12.31 %

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Saturday Jul 31, 2021

Thiruvananthapuram :The state recorded  20,624 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to  33,13,396    Total recoveries up to now figures at  32,08,969 A total of    1,64,500   persons remain under treatment currently.

The new infections today include 112 cases pertaining  to travelers from states outside and   98 health workers.

Testing  : 1,67,579  samples were tested in the past 24 hours raising the total  tested samples in the pandemic so far to 2,72,17,010 The test positivity rate for the day is 12.31%

Deaths : There were 80 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 16,781.

New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 20.624 new infections is :  Malappuram 3474;  Thrissur 2693;  Palakkad 2209;  Kozhikode 2113;  Ernakulam 2072;  Kollam 1371;  Kannur 1243;  Alappuzha 1120;  Kottayam 1111;  Thiruvananthapuram 969;  Kasaragod 715;  Pathanamthitta 629;  Wayanad 530;  Idukki 375.

Contact cases: There were 19.487 contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 927 were unknown. The districtwise figures totaled to  : Malappuram 3360;  Thrissur 2680;  Palakkad 1587;  Kozhikode 2090;  Ernakulam 2025;  Kollam 1366;  Kannur 1176;  Alappuzha 1106;  Kottayam 1045;  Thiruvananthapuram 879;  Kasaragod 93;  Pathanamthitta 602;  Wayanad 515;  Idukki 363.  

Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 16,865 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 1266; Kollam 1428; Pathanamthitta 469; Alappuzha 1278; Kottayam 841; Idukki 325; Ernakulam 1135; Thrissur 2432; Palakkad 1295; Malappuram 2655; Kozhikode 1689; Wayanad 407; Kannur 844;   Kasaragod 804.

Quarantine: A total of 4,55.078  people are under observation currently of whom, 28.438  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 4,26.460  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 2945 people were newly admitted into hospitals during the day.  

TPR Mapping: Regions With TPR Up To 5% ->  62; With TPR Between 5 - 10%  ->   294; Between 10 - 15% -> 355; Regions with TPR above 15%  -> 323.


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