Kerala logs 15,914 new COVID cases, 122 fatalities, 16,758 recoveries; TPR at 15.32%


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Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 15,914 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, informed health department in a press release. With 122 new fatalities, the death toll mounted to 25,087. Meanwhile, 16,758 recoveries were also reported in the state.

A total of 1,03,871 samples were tested in the last 24 hours.

The district-wise statistics of positive cases: Thiruvananthapuram-1855, Kollam-1078, Thrissur-1918, Ernakulam- 2332, Malappuram- 942, Kozhikode-1360, Alappuzha- 1120, Kottayam-1259, Palakkad-888, Kannur- 799, Pathanamthitta-872, Idukki-662, Wayanad- 566, and Kasaragod-263.

The local bodies have been categorised on the basis of the weekly infection population ratio (WIPR). WIPR is above 10 in 745 wards of 368 local self-governments. Strict restrictions will continue in these places.

4,46,818 people are currently under observation in the state. Out of this, 4,27,935 people are under home/institutional quarantine and 18,883 people are in hospitals. 1204 people were taken to hospitals on Sunday.

74 of the new COVID patients were returned from outside the state. 15,073 people contracted the virus through contact. The infection source of 691 patients remains unidentified. 76 health workers also tested positive for Covid-19.

The district-wise statistics of recoveries: Thiruvananthapuram- 948, Kollam-172, Pathanamthitta-976, Alappuzha-1010, Kottayam- 1355, Idukki-502, Ernakulam-2474, Thrissur-2572, Palakkad-919, Malappuram-1440, Kozhikode- 1955, Wayanad-574, Kannur-912 and Kasaragod-949.

With this, the number of active cases touched 1,42,529 in the state. 45,12,662 were recovered from the disease so far.

92.4 percent (2,46,82,565) of the population, who are above the age of 18, have been vaccinated with first dose and 40.8 percent (1,09,19,994) received both the doses.

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