COVID-19 has been confirmed for 32,680 people in Kerala today. The district-wise break-up of the number of infected are Malappuram 4,782, Ernakulam 3,744, Thrissur 3,334, Thiruvananthapuram 3,292, Palakkad 3,165, Kozhikode 2,966, Kollam 2,332, Kottayam 2,012, Alappuzha 1,996, Kannur 1,652, Pathanamthitta 1,119, Kasaragod 847, Idukki 737 and Wayanad 702.
During the last 24 hours, 1,22,628 samples were tested. The test positivity rate is 26.65. Routine Sample, Sentinel Sample, CB Nat, Trunat, POCT. PCR, RT A total of 1,78,12,355 samples have been tested so far, including LAMP and antigen testing.
No one from the UK, South Africa or Brazil has confirmed COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. COVID-19 has so far been confirmed by 125 people from the UK (115), South Africa (9) and Brazil (1). Of these, 124 tested negative. A total of 11 people were diagnosed with the genetically modified virus.
It has been confirmed today that 96 deaths in the last few days were due to COVID-19. This brings the total death toll to 6,339.
Today, 296 of those diagnosed with the disease are from outside the state and 29,969 people were infected through contact. Contact source for 2,316 is not clear. Malappuram 4,521, Ernakulam 3,620, Thrissur 3,272, Thiruvananthapuram 3,097, Palakkad 1,643, Kozhikode 2,926, Kollam 2,321, Kottayam 1,762, Alappuzha 1,993, Kannur 1,500, Pathanamthitta 1,081, Kasaragod 827, Idukki 715 and Wayanad 691 were affected by the disease.
A total of 99 health workers were affected by the disease. Health workers from Kannur 30, Kasaragod 13, Thrissur, Palakkad, Wayanad 9 each, Ernakulam 8, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kozhikode 5 each, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam and Idukki 2 each were affected.
A total of 29,442 people were diagnosed and treated and recovered. Thiruvananthapuram 2,912, Kollam 1,765, Pathanamthitta 976, Alappuzha 1,509, Kottayam 2,190, Idukki 691, Ernakulam 3,065, Thrissur 2,742, Palakkad 3,012, Malappuram 3,669, Kozhikode 4,725, Wayanad 458, Kannur 1,504 and Kasaragod 224 were cured. With this, 4,45,334 people have been diagnosed with the disease and are still undergoing treatment. 16,66,232 have so far been freed from COVID-19.
There are currently 10,31,271 people under surveillance in various districts of the state. Of these, 9,94,204 are under home / institutional quarantine and 37,067 in hospitals. 3974 people were newly admitted to the hospital.
Today there are nine new hotspots. No area is excluded from the hotspot. There are currently a total of 852 hotspots.