8,764 new cases and 7,723 recoveries today, total 95,407 patients under treatment, Total recoveries cross 2 lakhs

8,764 new cases and 7,723 recoveries today, total 95,407 patients under treatment, Total recoveries cross 2 lakhs

Thiruvananthapuram: (news.kvartha.com 13.10.2020) Chief Minister, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that 8,764 new cases of Covid-19 were reported in Kerala today. 8,039 persons were infected through contact and the contact source for 528 was unknown. 76 healthcare workers were among those infected. At the same time, 7,723 patients have recovered from the disease.

21 deaths were confirmed as caused by Covid taking the death toll to 1,046. The deceased are Francis (68), Gopi (76), Ajaykumar (51) & Purushan (81) from Alappuzha district; Mary Babu (69), C S Pushparaji (38), T A Mohammad Ashraf (68) & N N Vishwambharan (65) from Ernakulam district; Krishnadas (67), Thayumma (70) & Muhammad (87) from Malappuram district; Abdurahman (68), Aryan (70), Beeran (47), Cheriyekan (73), Kunjabdullah (65), Syed Abu Thangal (68), Prabhakar (67) & Mammukoya (82) from Kozhikode district, Amarnath (69) from Kannur district and Abdullah (66) from Kasaragod district.

8,764 new cases and 7,723 recoveries today, total 95,407 patients under treatment, Total recoveries cross 2 lakhs, Thiruvananthapuram, News, Health, Kerala.

The district-wise figures of the new positive cases are Malappuram 1,139, Ernakulam 1,122, Kozhikode 1,113, Thrissur 1,010, Kollam 907, Thiruvananthapuram 777, Palakkad 606, Alappuzha 488, Kottayam 476, Kannur 370, Kasargod 323, Pathanamthitta 244, Wayanad 110 and Idukki 79. Of those diagnosed today, 36 have come back from foreign countries and 85 from other states.

The numbers of the locally transmitted cases from the districts are Malappuram 1,040, Ernakulam 949, Kozhikode 1,049, Thrissur 950, Kollam 862, Thiruvananthapuram 680, Palakkad 575, Alappuzha 459, Kottayam 435, Kannur 333, Kasaragod 308, Pathanamthitta 224, Wayanad 104 and Idukki 71.

The count of infected healthcare workers from the districts are Thiruvananthapuram 24, Kollam 16, Malappuram 11, Ernakulam & Kozhikode 5 each, Pathanamthitta, Idukki & Thrissur 3 each, and Alappuzha & Kottayam 2 each.

The district-wise numbers of the patients who tested negative today are Thiruvananthapuram 815, Kollam 410, Pathanamthitta 203, Alappuzha 534, Kottayam 480, Idukki 129, Ernakulam 1,123, Thrissur 650, Palakkad 385, Malappuram 772, Kozhikode 1,236, Wayanad 122, Kannur 442 and Kasaragod 422.

At present, 95,407 patients are undergoing treatment while a total of 2,07,357 people have so far recovered from Covid in the State.

There are 2,82,000 persons totally under observation across the state, 2,54,841 under home or institutional quarantine and 27,159 in hospitals. 2,925 people were admitted to the hospitals today.

48,253 samples were tested during the last 24 hours. A total of 36,76,682 samples have been sent for testing till date.

11 new places were declared as hotspots today while 15 areas were excluded. Currently, there are 660 hotspots in Kerala.

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