Decreased test positivity rate and number of patients: State Department of Health releases Covid figures

Health 2021-09-09

newsteamz_Decreased test positivity rate and number of patients: State Department of Health releases Covid figures
  • Covid confirmed 26,200 people in the state today.

  • During the last 24 hours, 1,56,957 samples were tested.

  • Today, it has been confirmed that 125 deaths in the last few days have been caused by Covid.

Covid confirmed 26,200 people in the state today. Outbreaks were reported in Thrissur 3279, Ernakulam 3175, Thiruvananthapuram 2598, Malappuram 2452, Kozhikode 2332, Kollam 2124, Palakkad 1996, Alappuzha 1604, Kottayam 1580, Kannur 1532, Pathanamthitta 1244, Wayanad 981, Idukki 848 and Kasaragod 455.

During the last 24 hours, 1,56,957 samples were tested. The test positivity rate is 16.69. So far a total of 3,29,98,816 samples have been tested. The wards in 794 local government areas have a weekly infection population ratio (WIPR) of over seven. Of these, 692 wards are in urban areas and 3416 wards are in rural areas.

Today, it has been confirmed that 125 deaths in the last few days have been caused by Covid. This brings the total death toll to 22,126. Today, 81 of those diagnosed with the disease are from outside the state. 24,999 people were infected through contact. The source of the 1006 contact is not clear. 114 health workers were affected by the disease.

29,209 people who were diagnosed with the disease were cured. Thiruvananthapuram 2390, Kollam 2033, Pathanamthitta 1184, Alappuzha 1845, Kottayam 2145, Idukki 1114, Ernakulam 2872, Thrissur 2812, Palakkad 2237, Malappuram 3146, Kozhikode 4488, Wayanad 969, Kannur 1649 and Kasaragod 325 were cured. With this, 2,36,345 people have been diagnosed with the disease and are still undergoing treatment. 40,50,665 people have so far been freed from Covid.

There are currently 6,08,450 people under surveillance in various districts of the state. Of these, 5,75,731 are under home / institutional quarantine and 32,719 in hospitals. A total of 2,466 people were newly admitted to the hospital.

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