ICU, Ventilator occupancy rising in Kerala

Kerala reported over 30,000 cases for the third consecutive day on Friday, reporting 32,801 cases, when 1,70,703 samples were tested. The test positivity rate again rose from 18.03% to 19.22%.

Current ICU and Ventilator occupancy has been rising since the past two days in both public and private hospitals. On Friday 39 people were newly admitted to ICU’s and 65 were newly put on ventilator support. ICU occupancy was 2170 on Friday while Ventilator occupancy has risen from 757 to 822 on the same day.