CNM Health Reporter
Kozhikode is the first district in Kerala to complete ten lakh Covid tests.
Ten lakh people were tested in Kozhikode district to slow the spread of Covid-19 .
Latest district administration figures show that as on January 10, 10,03,512 Covid tests were conducted in the district. Five lakh people were tested in three months. The government labs conducted 4,73,644 antigen tests, 23,156 TrueNat tests and 1,62,550 RTPCR tests. 660 antibody tests were also performed. 3,42,593 tests were performed in private labs. The rate of positive test in the district so far is 9.12 per cent.
Health workers, RRT members and health volunteers play a variety of roles in Covid testing.
On Jan 10, 4,463 fluid samples were sent for testing. So far 10,00,414 results have been received. Of these, 9,09,682 were negative. Yesterday’s positive test rate was 12.50%. The number of Covid-19 positive cases confirmed so far is 91,290 in the district. 318 deaths were also reported.