THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state witnessed 11,699 positive cases of the 80,372 samples tested in the last 24 hours. The test positivity rate is 14.55%. The state also reported 58 Covid
deaths, taking the death toll to 24,661. At the same time, 17,763 patients have recovered from the disease.
Among the new cases, 11,134 cases have been infected through local spread. The contact source of infection was not traceable for 492. There are 41 healthcare professionals among those infected and 32 people have arrived from outside the state.
Thrissur reported the highest number of cases with 1,667, followed by Ernakulam (1,529), Thiruvananthapuram
(1,133), Kozhikode (997), Malappuram (942), Kollam (891), Kottayam (870), Palakkad (792), Alappuzha (766), Kannur (755), Pathanamthitta (488), Idukki (439), Wayanad (286) and Kasaragod (144).
The total active cases at present are 1,57,158, of which 12.3% people are admitted either in hospitals or other treatment centres.
There are a total of 4,78,087 persons presently under observation in various districts of the state, of which 4,56,821 are at their homes or institutional quarantine centres, and 21,266 are in isolation at hospitals.
As per the weekly infection population ratio, 841 wards in 422 local bodies are having a WIPR of more than 10%.