16 October Saturday

Covid Update : 15,692 New Infections; 22,223 Recoveries; Deaths 92

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Monday Sep 20, 2021

Kerala Covid Totals => Confirmed Cases, 43,98,173 Recoveries 43,32,897 Under Treatment 1,67,008 ; Deaths 23,683


 Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded  15,692 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to  44,13,865    Total recoveries up to now figures at  43.32,897 A total of  1,67,008  persons remain under treatment currently.

The new infections today include 66 cases pertaining  to travelers from states outside and   64 health workers.

Testing  : 1,67,008  samples were tested in the past 24 hours. The test positivity rate for the day is 13.5%

Deaths : There were 92 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 23,683

New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 15,692 new infections is :  Thrissur 2504;  Ernakulam 1720;  Thiruvananthapuram 1468;  Kozhikode 1428;  Kottayam 1396;  Kollam 1221;  Malappuram 1204;  Palakkad 1156;  Alappuzha 077;  Kannur 700;  Pathanamthitta 561;  Idukki 525;  Wayanad 510;  Kasaragod 222.

Contact cases: There were  14,875 contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 687 were unknown.

Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 22,223 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 2271; Kollam 1506; Pathanamthitta 738; Alappuzha 1507; Kottayam 1482; Idukki 889; Ernakulam 2730; Thrissur 2369; Palakkad 1590; Malappuram 2423; Kozhikode 2316; Wayanad 942; Kannur 1079;   Kasaragod 281.

Quarantine: A total of 4,96,103  people are under observation currently of whom, 24.704  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 4,71,399  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 24,704 people were newly admitted into hospitals during the day.  

WIPR Above Eight :Regions have been classified on basis of  Weekly; Inspection Population Rate(WIPR). 678 local self body jurisdictions, spanning 2507  wards recorded WIPR above 8.



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