17,681 new COVID-19 cases in Kerala, 208 deaths

Kerala recorded 17,681 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday after testing 97,070 samples. The state has 1,90750 active patients now.

With 208 more deaths being confirmed due to the disease, Kerala’s death toll rose to 22,987.

25,588 were recovered while the number of hospitalised were 1718.

Kerala has distributed over 3 crore doses of Covid vaccine now. Of this, 80% was given the first dose.

Compared to the previous week, state witnessed a 6% drop in its Test Positivity Rate.

The number of new cases reported per day dropped by 20%.

District wise Covid-19 numbers:

Thiruvananthapuram- 2143

Kottayam- 1702

Kozhikode- 1680

Ernakulam-1645

Thrissur- 1567

Palakkad- 1558

Malappuram- 1372

Kollam- 1348

Alappuzha- 969

Kannur- 967

Wayanad- 869

Pathanamthitta- 821

Idukki- 654

Kasaragod- 386