Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded 17,775 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 53,28,365 Total recoveries up to now figures at 52.18,681.
Hospitalisation : There currently are a total of 90,649 active covid cases, of which only 4%, owing to need for added care, are being treated at hospitals.
Testing : 65,937 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Deaths : There were 17 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 50,674.
New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 17,755 new infections is: Thiruvananthapuram 2637; Thrissur 1731; Kozhikode 1648; Kottayam 1194; Pathanamthitta 863; Kannur 845; Palakkad 835; Kollam 831; Alappuzha 765; Malappuram 728; Idukki 417; Kasaragod 317; Wayanad 250.
Contact cases: There were 16,488 contact cases today of which source of infection to 964 were unknown.
Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 3819 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 486; Kollam 141; Pathanamthitta 321; Alappuzha 208; Kottayam 303; Idukki 126; Ernakulam 757; Thrissur 201; Palakkad 186; Malappuram 123; Kozhikode 467; Wayanad 82; Kannur 302; Kasaragod 116.
Quarantine: A total of 1,95,338 people are under observation currently of whom, 4052 remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 1,91,286 are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 596 people were newly admitted into hospitals during the day.
WIPR Above Ten :Regions have been classified on basis of Weekly; Inspection Population Rate(WIPR).
5 local self body jurisdictions have recorded a WIPR of above 10 and 6 wards in their limits have been clamped with strict curbs