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