18 May Wednesday

Covid Update : 17,755 New Infections; 3819 Recoveries; Deaths 17

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Saturday Jan 15, 2022

Kerala Totals => Confirmed Cases, 53, 10,610; Recoveries 52,18,681 Under Treatment 90,649 Deaths 50,674


 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



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