Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded 22,946 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 53,51,679 Total recoveries up to now figures at 5228,710.
Hospitalisation : There currently are a total of 1,21,458 active covid cases, of which only 3.7%, owing to need for added care, are being treated at hospitals.
Testing : 69,373 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Deaths : There were 18 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 50,904.
New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 22,946 new infections is: Thiruvananthapuram 5863; Ernakulam 4100; Kozhikode 2043; Thrissur 1861; Kottayam 1476; Kollam 1264; Palakkad 1191; Kannur 1100; Malappuram 935; Pathanamthitta 872; Alappuzha 835; Idukki 605; Kasaragod 574; Wayanad 227.
Contact cases: There were 22,179 contact cases today of which source of infection to 442 were unknown.
Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 5280 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 579; Kollam 29; Pathanamthitta 487; Alappuzha 336; Kottayam 308; Idukki 227; Ernakulam 1607; Thrissur 402; Palakkad 215; Malappuram 133; Kozhikode 513; Wayanad 66; Kannur 280; Kasaragod 98.
Quarantine: A total of 2,41,087 people are under observation currently of whom, 5057 remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 2,36,030 are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 5057 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