Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded 495 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 65,38,668 . There were _ recoveries during the day climbing the total tally for recoveries up to 64.54,022.
Hospitalisation : There currently are a total of 5433 active covid cases, of which only 11%, owing to need for added care, are being treated at hospitals.
Testing : 15,561 samples were tested in the past 24 hours.
Deaths : There were no covid deaths confirmed during the day, however 22 fatalities were reported by SC ruling appeal count, taking the death toll so far to 67,363.
New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 495 new infections is : Ernakulam 117; Thiruvananthapuram 79; Kottayam 68; Kozhikode 45; Idukki 33; Kollam 31; Thrissur 30; Alappuzha 18; Malappuram 17; Kannur 15; Pathanamthitta 13; Wayanad 13; Palakkad 12; Kasaragod 4.
Contact cases: There were 462 contact cases today of which source of infection to 28 were unknown.
Recoveries The districtwise split for today’s 850 recoveries : Thiruvananthapuram 111; Kollam 98; Pathanamthitta 38; Alappuzha 42; Kottayam 117; Idukki 68; Ernakulam 146; Thrissur 58; Palakkad 20; Malappuram 33; Kozhikode 53; Wayanad 21; Kannur 36; Kasaragod 9.
Quarantine: A total of people are under observation currently of whom, 18,024 remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 625 are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 17,399 people were newly admitted into hospitals during the day.