Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
Madhyamam
    keyboard_arrow_down
    Login
    exit_to_app
    exit_to_app
    Homechevron_rightKeralachevron_right4,891 patients under...

    4,891 patients under treatment, 27,779 cured ; 1,608 more test positive for coronavirus in Kerala

    text_fields
    bookmark_border
    4,891 patients under treatment, 27,779 cured ; 1,608 more test positive for coronavirus in Kerala
    cancel

    Thiruvananthapuram : In yet another high for Kerala, 1,608 more coronavirus cases were detected in the southern state on Saturday.

    Health Minister KK Shailaja, presently in isolation, said in a statement here that 14,891 positive patients were under treatment in various hospitals, whereas 27,779 others have been cured so far.

    "As many as 1,409 of those who tested positive on Saturday are local infectees. Thiruvananthapuram district alone accounted for 313 cases. At present, 1,60,169 persons in Kerala are under observation, including 12,358 in hospitals. There are 562 hotspots in the state," said Shailaja.

    Since Friday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and seven of his Cabinet colleagues are in self-isolation after Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan tested corona positive.

    He was coordinating rescue work after an Air India Express flight crash at the Karipur airport on August 7. The next day, Vijayan and his Cabinet colleagues had visited the accident site, where Gopalakrishnan was also present.

    On Saturday, 53 more inmates at the Thiruvananthapuram Central Jail tested corona positive, taking the total such cases to 217. The jail houses 975 inmates.

    Show Full Article
    TAGS:Covid Kerala Covid Updates Covid Death KERALA COVID 
    Next Story