18 June Friday

Covid Update : 27,487 New Infections; 65 Deaths ; Test Positivity Rate 27.56 %

Web Desk (TVM)Updated: Monday May 10, 2021

Kerala Total => Confirmed Cases 18,94,314 Recoveries 15,04,160 Under Treatment 4,19,726 ; Deaths 5,879

Thiruvananthapuram : The state recorded  27,487 fresh Covid-19 cases today taking the total confirmed cases so far in the pandemic to 18,94,314  Total recoveries up to now figures at  15,04,160 . A total of  4,19,726  persons remain under treatment currently.

The new infections today include 255 cases pertaining  to travelers from states outside and  114 health workers.

No  traveler from UK, South Africa or Brazil was diagnosed with covid-19 in the past 24 hours. Total covid caseload pertaining to incomers from UK figures at 115, of which 11 are the mutated variant type,  9 travelers from South Africa and 1 from Brazil have  tested positive for coronavirus so far


Testing : 1,71,33,089 samples have been subject to testing in the pandemic so far, - up by 99,748  in the past 24 hours. The test positivity rate today figured at  27.56  %.

Deaths : There were 65 covid deaths confirmed during the day taking the death toll so far to 5,879

New Cases : The districtwise breakup for the day’s 27,487 new infections is :  Thiruvananthapuram 3494, Malappuram 3443, Thrissur 3280, Ernakulam 2834, Kozhikode 2522, Palakkad 2297, Kollam 2039, Alappuzha 1908, Kannur 1838, Kottayam 1713, Kasaragod 919, Pathanamthitta 450, Idukki 422, Wayanad 328

Contact cases : There were  24,815 contact cases  today  of which source of infection to 2,303 were unknown. The districtwise figures totaled to  :  Thiruvananthapuram 3231, Malappuram 3253, Thrissur 3249, Ernakulam 2699, Kozhikode 2419, Palakkad 811, Kollam 2028, Alappuzha 1906, Kannur 1617, Kottayam 1589, Kasaragod 886, Pathanamthitta 415, Idukki 407, Wayanad 305.

Recoveries : The districtwise split for today’s 31,209 recoveries :  Thiruvananthapuram 2696, Kollam 2280, Pathanamthitta 431, Alappuzha 2071, Kottayam 2054, Idukki 376, Ernakulam 3999, Thrissur 2076, Palakkad 3526, Malappuram 3694, Kozhikode 4995, Wayanad 383, Kannur 1803, Kasaragod 825.

Quarantine : A total of 9,89,991,  people are under observation currently of whom, 33,059  remain quarantined various hospitals and the remaining 9,56,932  are being monitored in their homes/institutions. 3,580 people were newly admitted into hospitals during today for observation purposes.  

Hotspots : There were 2 new hotspots  declared today, while 1 area was taken off the list. Total hotspots currently in the state : 798.


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