Press Release:01-10-2020

Kerala Covid-19 Tracker
8,135 new cases & 2,828 recoveries today, total 72,339 patients under treatment

 
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 01: Chief Minister, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that 8,135 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Kerala today taking the number of patients under treatment to 72,339. Of those detected, 7,013 are cases of infection through contact and the source was unknown for 730 cases. 105 healthcare workers were among those infected. At the same time, 2,828 patients have recovered from the disease.
 
Meanwhile, 29 deaths were confirmed as due to Covid. The deceased are Abraham (62), Sharmila (52), Velayudha Kurup (92), Mohanan Nair (75), Sudhakaran Das (61), Sukumaran (73), Hashir (45), Vijayakumaran (61) & Rajan (82) from Thiruvananthapuram district; Thankamma (67), Mohanan (62) & Salim (55) from Kollam district, Manoharan (60) from Alappuzha district; K P Mohanan (62), K A Krishnan (59), Alphonsa (57), Riski Androoduram (67), Vishwambharan (92), Nabeesa (73), Kunjumon (57) & K P George (85) from Ernakulam district; Abdul Rahman (55), Balaraman (53), Bhaskaran (85), Laila (56) & Lizzie (70) from Thrissur district, and B K Khalid (64), Kumaran (62) & Khadeejumma (90) from Kasargod district. This takes the Covid related death toll in the state to 771.
 
The district-wise figures for the new active cases are Kozhikode 1,072, Malappuram 968, Ernakulam 934, Thiruvananthapuram 856, Alappuzha 804, Kollam 633, Thrissur 613, Palakkad 513, Kasargod 471, Kannur 435, Kottayam 340, Pathanamthitta 223, Wayanad 143 and Idukki 130.  Of the confirmed cases, 67 have come back from foreign countries and 218 from other states.
 
The count of the locally transmitted cases from the districts are Kozhikode 1,013, Malappuram 879, Ernakulam 740, Thiruvananthapuram 708, Alappuzha 774, Kollam 620, Thrissur 603, Palakkad 297, Kasaragod 447, Kannur 279, Kottayam 316, Pathanamthitta 135, Wayanad 135 and Idukki 67.
 
The numbers of the infected healthcare workers district-wise are Thiruvananthapuram 29, Kannur 26, Ernakulam 16, Kottayam 8, Kasaragod 6; Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode & Wayanad 5 each, Malappuram 2, and Kollam, Alappuzha & Palakkad 1 each. Two INHS personnel in Ernakulam district were also infected by Coronavirus.
 
The district-wise figures of the patients who tested negative today are Thiruvananthapuram 363, Kollam 213, Pathanamthitta 82, Alappuzha 191, Kottayam 148, Idukki 70, Ernakulam 226, Thrissur 290, Palakkad 113, Malappuram 322, Kozhikode 333, Wayanad 59, Kannur 129 and Kasaragod 289. So far, 1,31,052 people have recovered from Covid in the state.
 
There are currently a total of 2,43,107 persons under observation in various districts of the state, 2,12,849 under home or institutional quarantine and 30,258 in hospitals. 3,150 people were admitted to the hospitals today.
 
59,157 samples were tested during the last 24 hours. Till now, a total of 29,85,534 samples have been sent for testing, including 2,05,349 samples from priority groups as part of Sentinel Surveillance.
 
14 hotspots were declared today while 18 areas were excluded from the list. At present, there are 656 hotspots in Kerala.