17 May Tuesday

Covid Update : 34,199 New Infections; 8193 Recoveries; Deaths 49

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Wednesday Jan 19, 2022

Kerala Totals => Confirmed Cases, 54, 14,359; Recoveries 52,44,206 Under Treatment 1,68,380 Deaths 51160,


Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded  34,199 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to  54,14,359    Total recoveries up to now figures at  52.44,206.

Hospitalisation : There  currently are a total of  1,68,383    active covid cases, of which only  3.2%,  owing to need for added care,  are being treated at hospitals.

Testing  : 91,983  samples were tested in the past 24 hours.

Deaths : There were 49 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 51,160.

New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 34,199 new infections is:  Ernakulam 5953;  Thiruvananthapuram 5684;  Thrissur 3604;  Kozhikode 3386;  Kottayam 2333;  Pathanamthitta 1944;  Palakkad 1920;  Kannur 1514;  Kollam 1742;  Malappuram 1579;  Idukki 1435;  Alappuzha 1339;  Wayanad 798;  Kasaragod 668.

Contact cases: There were  33,195 contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 596 were unknown.

Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 8193 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 1206; Kollam 463; Pathanamthitta 510; Alappuzha 196; Kottayam 694; Idukki 241; Ernakulam 1490; Thrissur 904; Palakkad 511; Malappuram 216; Kozhikode 740; Wayanad 128; Kannur 219;   Kasaragod 675.

Quarantine: A total of 2,91,945  people are under observation currently of whom, 6203  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 2,85,745  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 1094 people were newly admitted into hospitals during the day.  


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