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Challenges mount for MCH, officials say they are doing their best

Each time, the health department launched a probe and the hospital conducted internal inquiries. But nothing much seems to have changed.

30 Sep 2020

More healthcare workers testing positive causes worry

Since Sunday, 90 health workers have tested positive in the district.

22 Aug 2020

COVID-19 clusters pose different challenges for authorities in Thiruvananthapuram

461 test positive in dist, 153 in Poojapura Central Jail; 3 persons die of Covid-19.Unbridled inter-state travel through byroads makes containing spread tough in Parassala

18 Aug 2020

13 large Covid clusters add to Thiruvananthapuram district’s concern

With 13 large Covid clusters across Thiruvananthapuram, the district is one of the worst hit by the pandemic in the state.

18 Aug 2020

Test-shy Anchuthengu’s a problem: Where to bury or cremate the dead?

Land not suitable to dig 10ft-deep pits as per Covid protocol due to water table, Thycaud crematorium not willing to take deceased

05 Aug 2020

Karumkulam panchayat fast turning into hotspot

Eight wards in the panchayat have reported positive cases through local transmission; active cases rise to 101

16 Jul 2020

Plan to convert unoccupied houses into quarantine centres takes a hit

The idea was to use unoccupied houses to quarantine more people without overburdening the existing institutional facilities.

26 Jun 2020

When roads divide two states, what entry pass?

From Kollamcode to Pathukaani, people of Kerala, TN cross to other side at will amid Covid-19 transmission fears

25 Jun 2020

Homoeo Medical College to be first-line Covid care centre

To admit asymptomatic and stable patients (Category E) 

12 Jun 2020

Public spaces open, but auto drivers’ wait continues

With various public spaces  witnessing activity over the past few days, autorickshaw drivers are keeping their fingers crossed.

09 Jun 2020

No scope for complacency, says new district collector Navjot Khosa

While Navjot Khosa’s focus is on Covid-19 containment, tackling dengue and addressing monsoon-related issues are among immediate challenges 

02 Jun 2020

Rise in cases stokes fear of community spread

Incident of two prisoners testing positive in Neyyattinkara sub-jail with no known source of contact worries officials in capital

30 May 2020

Attingal Taluk Hospital now adopts telemedicine facility

“It is meant for those above 65 , children below the age of 10, pregnant women or other emergency cases,” said M Pradeep, chairperson, Attingal Municipality.

29 May 2020

How Kerala mastered the art of contact tracing to fight COVID-19, save lives

The public came to know of the concept of contact tracing when the Nipah virus struck in May 2018. During the COVID-19 outbreak, this is being practised on a much larger scale beginning from Thrissur

22 May 2020

The gift of narrative

The members of the Student Police Cadets (SPC) unit in Avanavancheri Government High School are now recording stories for visually-challenged children.

15 May 2020

Confusion persists over two Covid-19 positive patients

However, the tweet was later taken down, adding to the confusion.

01 May 2020

Students of Different Arts Centre receive special kits 

Among the students visited was Kannan from Kulasekharam, the ambassador of Anuyathra project of the state government for differently-abled children.

30 Apr 2020

Local transmissionsuspected in Neyyattinkara

With two more persons testing Covid positive, it is suspected that the duo may have picked up the infection through local transmission.

30 Apr 2020

District on alert, possibility of silent transmission explored

Two health workers from district who tested positive for Covid-19 in Kottayam worry officials; collector urges public to follow social distancing norms

29 Apr 2020

Meet this House Surgeon who played a key role in combating COVID-19

Hareesh Dev joined General Hospital as an intern around the time Covid-19 reared its head here.

20 Apr 2020

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