Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded 4995 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 51,37,171 Total recoveries up to now figures at 50.70,497.
Hospitalisation : There currently are a total of 44,637 active covid cases, of which only 7.5%, owing to need for added care, are being treated at hospitals.
Testing : 62,343 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Deaths : There were 44 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 41,124.
New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 4995 new infections is: Thiruvananthapuram 790; Ernakulam 770; Kozhikode 578; Kottayam 532; Thrissur 511; Kollam 372; Kannur 284; Pathanamthitta 243; Malappuram 205; Alappuzha 195; Wayanad 158; Idukki 148; Palakkad 130; Kasaragod 79.
Contact cases: There were 4706 contact cases today of which source of infection to 219 were unknown.
Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 4463 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 871; Kollam 325; Pathanamthitta 8; Alappuzha 151; Kottayam 277; Idukki 208; Ernakulam 848; Thrissur 502; Palakkad 169; Malappuram 187; Kozhikode 538; Wayanad 123; Kannur 194; Kasaragod 62.
Quarantine: A total of 1,59,899 people are under observation currently of whom, 4742 remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 1,55,157 are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 4742 people were newly admitted into hospitals during the day.
WIPR Above Ten :Regions have been classified on basis of Weekly; Inspection Population Rate(WIPR).
19 local self body jurisdictions have recorded a WIPR of above 10 and 21 wards in their limits have been clamped with strict curbs