Covid surge continues in Kerala; 449 new circumstances, two extra deaths | Thiruvananthapuram Information


THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The each day Covid-19 tally within the state crossed 400 for the fourth consecutive day on Monday, with 449 extra testing optimistic for the virus.
The variety of contact circumstances is 241, together with 77 Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel in Nooranad, 10 Defence Service Corps personnel and 4 fireplace power personnel in Kannur, one BSF jawan and three KSE employees in Thrissur and 5 well being employees.
Two extra deaths — Aisha (64) of Kannur and Thyagarajan (74) of Kollam who died on Sunday — have been introduced on Monday, taking the variety of Covid deaths within the state to 34, together with the Mahe native who died at Pariyaram medical faculty hospital in April.
Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed reporters that the measures adopted by the state in opposition to the pandemic have been efficient.
Case fatality price in Kerala is 0.39%
Kerala has a case fatality price (deaths per 100 optimistic circumstances) of 0.39%, as in opposition to the nationwide common of two.67% and world common of 4.38%. The neighbouring states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu have a lot increased charges,” he stated.
“The variety of deaths per million in Kerala is 0.9 as in opposition to the nationwide determine of 17. Kerala has a check positivity price (optimistic circumstances per 100 checks) of two.27, which is similar to world figures. The common check positivity price in India is 7.46; it’s a lot increased within the neighbouring states,” he added.
Vijayan stated checks could be intensified additional to maintain the check per million vs case per million indicator above 50 as suggested by consultants. The check per million vs case per million determine of Kerala is 44 in opposition to the nationwide common of 13.
Among the many new sufferers, 140 got here from overseas and 64 from different states. Alappuzha topped the tally with 119 circumstances, adopted by Thiruvananthapuram (63), Pathanamthitta and Malappuram (47 every), Kannur (44), Kollam (33), Palakkad (19), Kozhikode (16), Ernakulam (15), Wayanad (14), Kottayam (10), Thrissur and Kasaragod (9 every) and Idukki (4).
The samples of 162 sufferers examined damaging on Monday. These embrace 28 in Malappuram, 25 in Palakkad, 20 in Kannur, 16 in Wayanad, 14 in Thrissur, 12 every in Kottayam and Ernakulam, eight in Kozhikode, seven in Alappuzha, 5 in Kasaragod, three in Thiruvananthapuram and two in Pathanamthitta.
As many as 4,028 circumstances are underneath therapy now whereas 4,529 individuals have recovered from the an infection. There are 1,80,594 individuals underneath dwelling/ institutional quarantine.


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