1,140 new cases and 2,111 recoveries Today; Total 22,512 patients under treatment

1,140 new cases and 2,111 recoveries Today; Total 22,512 patients under treatment

Thiruvananthapuram: (news.kvartha.com 01.09.2020) 1,140 new active cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Kerala today while 2,111 patients under treatment for the same have recovered as per the Minister for Health & Social Justice, Smt K K Shailaja. 1,059 were cases of local transmission and the source of infection of 158 was not traceable. 14 of those diagnosed with the disease are returnees from overseas and 36 from other states.

Four deaths were confirmed today as due to Covid taking the death toll to 298. N V Francis (76) from Ernakulam district, Jeevakyan (64) & K Ramesan (45) from Kasaragod district and Soman (67) from Thiruvananthapuram district are the deceased.

227 persons from Thiruvananthapuram district, 191 in Malappuram district, 161 from Ernakulam district, 155 in Kozhikode district, 133 from Thrissur district, 77 in Kannur district, 62 from Kottayam district, 42 in Palakkad district, 32 from Alappuzha district, 25 from Kollam district, 15 in Kasaragod district, 12 from Pathanamthitta district and eight in Wayanad district are those who tested positive for Coronavirus Today.

The district-wise figures for the contact cases are 221 persons in Thiruvananthapuram district, 186 from Malappuram district, 144 in Kozhikode district, 143 from Ernakulam district, 121 in Thrissur district, 61 from Kottayam district, 59 in Kannur district, 40 from Palakkad district, 31 in Alappuzha district, 21 from Kollam district, 15 in Kasaragod district, 11 from Pathanamthitta district and six in Wayanad district.

20 healthcare workers were also infected by the disease - six in Kannur district, five in Thrissur district, two each in Thiruvananthapuram and Ernakulam districts, and one each in Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Malappuram and Wayanad districts. Nine INHS personnel in Ernakulam district and two DSC personnel in Kannur District are among those infected.

The numbers of patients who tested negative today are 394 in Thiruvananthapuram district, 67 from Kollam district, 78 in Pathanamthitta district, 302 from Alappuzha district, 115 in Kottayam district, 14 from Idukki district, 134 in Ernakulam district, 120 from Thrissur district, 153 in Palakkad district, 286 from Malappuram district, 240 in Kozhikode district, 24 from Wayanad district, 97 in Kannur district and 87 from Kasargod district.

So far, 53,653 people have been cured of Covid and at present, 22,512 patients are undergoing treatment in hospitals in the State.

There are a total of 1,96,582 persons under observation across the state, 1,77,488 in home or institutional quarantine and 19,094 in hospitals. 1,466 people were admitted to the hospital today.

14,137 samples were tested during the last 24 hours. Till now, a total of 16,97,042 samples have been sent for testing, including 1,78,270 samples from high priority groups as part of the Sentinel Surveillance.

11 new hotspots were declared today even as 12 places were exempted. Currently, there are 580 hotspots in Kerala.

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