Kerala COVID-19 cases

COVID-19: Kerala records 1530 fresh cases, seven more patients succumb to virus

Of the 1530 cases, 1367 were through local transmission, while 54 were those who had returned from abroad and 80 were returnees from other states. The source of infection is unknown for 136 cases.

published on : 31st August 2020

Cops restrict number of customers in supermarkets to curb spread of COVID-19 in Kerala

As per the new order issued by state police chief Lokath Behera, not more than six customers per 100 square feet will be allowed to enter supermarkets

published on : 6th August 2020

Negligence led to spread of COVID-19, admits Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Though precautions were taken in the initial phase of transmission, later people lowered their guard against the virus and the result was a spike in active cases, he said

published on : 3rd August 2020

One more COVID-19 death in Palakkad, toll in district rises to three

It was during the medical camp held at Ongallur that 80-year-old Koran tested positive in a rapid antigen test. Three others from his family have also tested positive.

published on : 1st August 2020

Kerala reports six more COVID-19 deaths but official bulletin accounts for only one

Two deaths were reported in Malappuram and one each in Kasaragod, Kozhikode, Ernakulam and Kollam districts

published on : 29th July 2020

Kerala shuts inter-state borders due to surge in COVID-19 cases

Kerala witnessed 1038 cases on Wednesday prompting the authorities to ponder the enforcement of a total lockdown. This was the first time that the number of COVID-19 cases touched four digits.

published on : 23rd July 2020

Crew of inter-state trucks could be COVID-19 carriers, will keep tabs on them: Kerala govt

The All India Motor Transport Congress also warned of the dangers of truck crew becoming COVID-19 carriers since contact tracing will be virtually impossible owing to the long distances they cover

published on : 18th July 2020

Malappuram man who returned from Bengaluru dies of COVID-19, toll in Kerala rises to 35

He developed fever on Monday and later became critically ill on Tuesday. He collapsed in his home and died before the arrival of the ambulance to the nearby hospital.

published on : 15th July 2020

NRI who returned from Saudi Arabia dies of COVID-19 in Alappuzha, toll in Kerala now 34

After his death, his swab samples were tested and confirmed that he had been infected with COVID-19

published on : 14th July 2020

24-year-old youth who returned from Dubai is Kerala's latest COVID-19 victim, toll now 28

After returning from Dubai, Manoj was under home quarantine at Puthur. On Tuesday morning, he was found dead at his house.

published on : 7th July 2020

Kerala government makes facemask, social distancing mandatory for one year

These are among the additional regulations of Kerala Epidemic Diseases Ordinance, 2020 notified by the government. 

published on : 5th July 2020