Pandemic claims 2 lives in Palakkad, 1 in Malappuram


Two individuals died of COVID-19 in Palakkad and one in Malappuram since Friday night.

A 34- year-old woman from Vaniyamkulam near Ottapalam, who was a cancer patient, passed away at the District Healthcare Facility in Palakkad on Friday night.

An 80- year-old man from Pokkupadi near Pattambi passed away while going through treatment for renal failure at the Federal government Medical College Medical Facility, Thrissur.

The death of an 82- year-old man from Peruvallur in Malappuram raised the district’s toll to 13.

Meanwhile, 47 individuals checked positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Palakkad district on Saturday. While 22 of them were contaminated through local contact, 13 originated from abroad and eight from other States. The source of infection in four cases might not be traced. The district recorded 42 recoveries on Saturday.

In Malappuram

As numerous as 141 individuals were validated to have contracted Covid-19 in Malappuram on Saturday. District Collector K. Gopalakrishnan stated that 84 of them had got the infection through local contacts. The source of infection in 10 of them, including a health employee, might not be traced.

Seventy-four of the brand-new cases contracted the infection from those who had actually checked positive for COVID-19 While 29 originated from other States, 28 came from abroad. The number of healings in Malappuram on Saturday was 36.

In Kasaragod

The spike in local transmission cases in the district has put the Health Department and the district administration in spot. On Saturday, as numerous as 153 persons tested positive for the virus. They include 151 cases through contact, while two originated from other states.

In Thrissur

As many as 76 COVID-19 cases were reported in Thrissur on Saturday. There are at present 490 active cases in the district. The variety of favorable cases reported up until now stands at 1,533

An individual, who died in Irinjalakuda on Friday, was checked positive for SARS-CoV-2. With this, the variety of deaths in the district has actually reached eight. Fifty-three persons contracted infection in the district through contact. The source of infection in 2 cases is yet to be identified.

Chandran, 59, of Chelur, Irinjalakuda, was under treatment for lung cancer. He was checked favorable posthumously. He died on July31

In Wayanad

The variety of COVID-19 cases continued to increase in Wayanad district, as 44 individuals, including three health employees and a civil policeman, tested positive for the infection on Saturday. All patients, except 2, contracted the infection through regional contact, District Medical Officer R. Renuka stated.

The overall number of COVID-19 cases in the district has now gone up to 670, of which 318 have been cured, she included.

Thirty-one cases were reported from the Valad location in Thavinhal grama panchayat. As numerous as 351 individuals are undergoing treatment at various medical facilities in the district.

A civil law enforcement officer likewise tested favorable. District Police Chief R. Ilango stated the department had actually prepared the main and secondary contact lists of authorities authorities, and their samples would be tested on Monday.

( With inputs from Malappuram, Kasaragod, Thrissur and Wayanad bureaus)



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