Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded 8909 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 49,06,722 Total recoveries up to now figures at 47.97,409.
Hospitalisation : There currently are a total of 80,555 active covid cases, of which only 9.7%, owing to need for added care, are being treated at hospitals.
Testing : 8611 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Deaths : There were covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 28,229.
New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 8909 new infections is: Ernakulam 1233; Thiruvananthapuram 1221; Thrissur 1105; Kozhikode 914; Kollam 649; Idukki 592; Kottayam 592; Pathanamthitta 544; Malappuram 436; Kannur 410; Palakkad 397; Alappuzha 388; Wayanad 270; Kasaragod 158.
Contact cases: There were 8476 contact cases today of which source of infection to 332 were unknown.
Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 8780 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 1431; Kollam 274; Pathanamthitta 364; Alappuzha 554; Kottayam 569; Idukki 728; Ernakulam 1266; Thrissur 1034; Palakkad 620; Malappuram 349; Kozhikode 723; Wayanad 231; Kannur 518; Kasaragod 119.
Quarantine: A total of 2,70,430 people are under observation currently of whom, 8775 remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 2,61,655 are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 725 people were newly admitted into hospitals during the day.
WIPR Above Ten :Regions have been classified on basis of Weekly; Inspection Population Rate(WIPR).
158 local self body jurisdictions have recorded a WIPR of above 10 and 211 wards in their limits have been clamped with strict curbs