COVID: After 120 days Kerala's active case tally crosses 2 lakh; 41k fresh infections

Representative image: IANS

Thiruvananthapuram: The active cases of COVID-19 in Kerala has once again crossed the 2 lakh-mark.

With 41,668 fresh cases reported on Friday, there are 2,23,548 active cases in the state.

The last time Kerala's COVID tally had crossed the 2 lakh-mark was 120 days ago.

Test Positivity Rate (TPR) remains on the higher side as after 95,218 samples were tested in 24 hours, it was recorded at 43.7%.

COVID-19-related fatalities reached 51,607 with the inclusion of 33 recent deaths to 73 previously undocumented ones.

A health department release stated that of the total cases, 3% (7,772) are hospitalised, including 1,139 admissions made on Friday.

There are 3,55,438 persons under observation in the state, of whom 3,47,666 are in home/institutional quarantine centres.

Of the fresh cases, 368 were healthcare workers while the source of infection remains unknown in 4,468. At least 36,693 contracted the virus through contact.

Meanwhile, there were 17,053 recoveries made on the day in Kerala.

 

District-wise positive cases
Thiruvananthapuram - 7,896
Ernakulam - 7,339
Kozhikode - 4,143
Thrissur - 3,667
Kottayam - 3,182
Kollam - 2,660
Palakkad - 2,345
Malappuram - 2,148
Kannur - 2,015
Alappuzha - 1,798
Pathanamthitta - 1,708
Idukki - 1,354
Wayanad - 850
Kasaragod - 563

 

District-wise recoveries
Thiruvananthapuram - 2,318
Kollam - 1,259
Pathanamthitta - 870
Alappuzha - 585
Kottayam - 966
Idukki - 317
Ernakulam - 4,888
Thrissur - 1,432
Palakkad - 551
Malappuram - 796
Kozhikode - 2,434
Wayanad - 89
Kannur - 440
Kasaragod - 108

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