17 May Tuesday

Covid Update : 22,946 New Infections; 5280 Recoveries; Deaths 18

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Monday Jan 17, 2022

Kerala Totals => Confirmed Cases, 53, 51,679; Recoveries 52,28,710 Under Treatment 1,21,458 Deaths 50,904


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



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