1,553 new cases and 1,950 recoveries today, total 21,516 patients under treatment

1,553 new cases and 1,950 recoveries today, total 21,516 patients under treatment

Thiruvananthapuram: (news.kvartha.com 03.09.2020) Chief Minister, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that 1,553 new active cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Kerala today even as 1,950 patients under treatment for the same have recovered. 1,391 people were infected through contact and the source of infection of 156 is unknown. 28 of those diagnosed today have arrived from overseas and 90 from other states.

10 deaths were also reported. Lochannan (93), Krishnan Assari (86), Nirmala (60), Rajendran (52), Biju Kumar (45), Sibi (29) & Shanta (75) from Thiruvananthapuram district, Yashoda (84) from Kannur district, Mohammad Haji (71) from Palakkad district and Thankam Menon (81) from Ernakulam district are the deceased. This takes the Covid related death toll in the State to 315.

317 persons from Thiruvananthapuram district, 164 from Ernakulam district, 160 from Kottayam district, 133 from Kasargod district, 131 from Kozhikode district, 118 from Pathanamthitta district, 93 from Thrissur district, 91 from Malappuram district, 87 in Alappuzha district, 74 from Kannur district, 65 in Kollam district, 58 from Palakkad district, 44 in Idukki district and 18 from Wayanad district are those who tested positive today for Coronavirus.

The locally transmitted cases were detected in 299 persons from Thiruvananthapuram district, 135 from Ernakulam district, 158 from Kottayam district, 118 from Kasaragod district, 122 from Kozhikode district, 97 from Pathanamthitta district, 90 from Thrissur district, 85 from Malappuram district, 83 from Alappuzha district, 64 from Kannur district, 55 from Kollam district, 50 from Palakkad district, 20 from Idukki district and 15 from Wayanad district.

40 healthcare workers were also infected by the disease - 15 in Thiruvananthapuram district, 10 in Ernakulam district, four in Kozhikode district, three in Kannur district, two each in Kollam and Kasaragod districts, and one each in Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Thrissur and Palakkad districts. Four INHS personnel in Ernakulam district are among those infected.

The district-wise figures of patients who tested negative are 343 from Thiruvananthapuram district, 81 in Kollam district, 36 from Pathanamthitta district, 212 in Alappuzha district, 117 from Kottayam district, 22 in Idukki district, 209 from Ernakulam district, 145 in Thrissur district, 68 from Palakkad district, 210 in Malappuram district, 186 from Kozhikode district, 17 in Wayanad district, 137 from Kannur district and 167 in Kasaragod district.

So far, 57,732 persons have been cured of Covid and at present, 21,516 patients are undergoing treatment in the State.

Currently, there are a total of 1,92,168 people under quarantine in various districts of the state, 1,74,135 under home or institutional quarantine and 18,033 in hospitals. 1,703 persons were admitted to the hospital today.

30,342 samples were analysed in the last 24 hours. Till now, a total of 17,55,568 samples have been sent for testing, including 1,80,540 samples from priority groups as part of Sentinel Surveillance.

There are eight new hotspots in the State while 14 places were exempted today bringing down the total number of hotspots to 569.

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