17 May Tuesday

Covid Update : 28,481 New Infections; 7303 Recoveries; Deaths 39

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Tuesday Jan 18, 2022

Kerala Totals => Confirmed Cases, 53, 80,160; Recoveries 52,36,013 Under Treatment 1,42,512 Deaths 51026,


 Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded  28,481 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to  53,80,160    Total recoveries up to now figures at  52.36,013.

Hospitalisation : There  currently are a total of  1,42,512    active covid cases, of which only  3.4%,  owing to need for added care,  are being treated at hospitals.

Testing  : 80,740  samples were tested in the past 24 hours.

Deaths : There were 39 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 51,026.

New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 28,481 new infections is:  Thiruvananthapuram 6911;  Ernakulam 4013;  Kozhikode 2967;  Thrissur 2622;  Kottayam 1758;  Kollam 1604;  Palakkad 1546;  Malappuram 175;  Pathanamthitta 1328;  Kannur 1170;  Alappuzha 1087;  Idukki 969;  Kasaragod 606;  Wayanad 525.

Contact cases: There were  27,522 contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 579 were unknown.

Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s  recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 785; Kollam 989; Pathanamthitta 558; Alappuzha 119; Kottayam 159; Idukki 283; Ernakulam 2468; Thrissur 209; Palakkad 222; Malappuram 174; Kozhikode 574; Wayanad 137; Kannur 391;   Kasaragod 235.

Quarantine: A total of 2,69,422  people are under observation currently of whom, 5419  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 2,64,003  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 944 people were newly admitted into hospitals during the day.  



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