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1,62,846 people currently under treatment

Covid Update : 17,983 New Infections; 15,054 Recoveries; Deaths 127

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Friday Sep 24, 2021

Kerala Covid Totals => Confirmed Cases, 44,67,298 Recoveries 44,09,530 Under Treatment 1,62,846 ; Deaths 24,318


 Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded  17,983 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to  44,67,298    Total recoveries up to now figures at  44.09,530.
Hospitalisation : There  currently are a total of 1,62,846   active covid cases, of which only 12.6 %,  owing to need for added care,  are being treated at hospitals.

Outside Origin :The new infections today include  72 cases pertaining  to travelers from states outside and   116 health workers.

Testing  : 1,10,523  samples were tested in the past 24 hours.

Deaths : There were  127 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 24,318.

New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 17,983 new infections is:  Thrissur 2784;  Ernakulam 2397;  Thiruvananthapuram 1802;  Kollam 1500;  Kottayam 1367;  Kozhikode 1362;  Palakkad 1312;  Malappuram 1285;  Alappuzha 1164;  Idukki 848;  Kannur 819;  Pathanamthitta 759;  Wayanad 338;  Kasaragod 246.

Contact cases: There were  16,918 contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 877 were unknown.

Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 15,054 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 2422; Kollam 538; Pathanamthitta 187; Alappuzha 1303; Kottayam 1216; Idukki 372; Ernakulam 614; Thrissur 2587; Palakkad 1064; Malappuram 1366; Kozhikode 1540; Wayanad 442; Kannur 1068;   Kasaragod 335.

Quarantine: A total of 4,69,954  people are under observation currently of whom, 22,512  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 4,47,442  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 1807 people were newly admitted into hospitals during the day.  

WIPR Above Ten :Regions have been classified on basis of  Weekly; Inspection Population Rate(WIPR).

422 local self body jurisdictions have recorded a WIPR of above 10 and 841 wards comprised inside of  them have been clamped with strict curbs
 


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