Kerala COVID cases

Covid vaccination drive hits slow lane in Kerala, experts raise a concern

One crore of the adult population — nearly 40% — are yet to get the second dose, state accounts for more than half the daily cases reported nationwide and a third wave could be on the way.

published on : 19th November 2021

Roar of oars likely to be back at Kerala's Punnamada in November

The tourism department has started exploring the possibility of restarting the Nehru Trophy Boat Race in November adhering to Covid protocol. 

published on : 30th September 2021

Kerala logs 68 per cent of total COVID-19 cases reported in India: Union Health Ministry

ICMR DG Dr Balram Bhargava raised concerns about the upcoming festive season that might create a conducive environment for virus spread.

published on : 16th September 2021

Alleged Covid violation: Court asks Guruvayur Dewaswom to inform number of marriages from Aug

Court asks Guruvayur Deaswom to inform the number of marriages in the temple from August to date, and the number of marriages allotted in each 'Mandampam'

published on : 14th September 2021

Kerala: Sunday lockdown, night curfew off; colleges to open partially

Dine-in restrictions to continue; state records decline in test positivity rate for 8th straight day

published on : 8th September 2021

Kerala records 26,701 fresh COVID cases, 74 deaths

The test positivity rate (TPR) was found to be 17.17 per cent after testing 1,55,543 samples in the last 24 hours, according to a state government release.

published on : 5th September 2021

Kerala facing vaccine shortage, asked Centre for more doses: Health Minister Veena George

Kerala's overall Covid cases breached 41 lakh as its consistently high daily numbers showed no signs of a let-up, with the state once again witnessing over 30,000 new infections yesterday.

published on : 3rd September 2021

'Alarming situation in the state': SC stays Kerala government's decision to conduct offline exams for Class XI

Cases in Kerala are about 70 per cent cases of the country. Children of this age cannot be exposed to this risk, the apex court said.

published on : 3rd September 2021

Kerala logs 32,803 fresh cases of COVID-19, 173 deaths reported

The test positivity rate (TPR) was found to be 18.76 per cent after testing of 1,74,854 samples in the last 24 hours.

published on : 1st September 2021

COVID-19: Breakthrough infections in Kerala not alarming, say experts

The purpose of vaccination is not prevention of transmission, but reduction in the severity of the infection and chances of death, experts say.

published on : 30th August 2021

Health department in Kerala to conduct more random tests to identify new COVID clusters

This is a departure from the passive testing method, which mostly relies on testing symptomatic people who approach hospitals, those who are included in the primary contact list of infected persons.

published on : 30th August 2021

Centre writes to Kerala, Maharashtra for state-specific Covid control measures

Kerala, reporting over half of India’s daily new Covid cases at present, has also been logging over 30,000 fresh cases every day for the last few days.

published on : 27th August 2021

'No sign of abatement: Centre says 58% of daily Covid cases in India are from Kerala

The government also warned against dropping the guards as the festive season approaches, bringing the threat of pushing the cases northwards. 

published on : 26th August 2021

COVID-19: Uptick trend continues in Kerala; state blames home quarantine violation for spike

Kerala today clocked 30,007 fresh cases, which is slightly lower than yesterday's 31,445 virus infection.

published on : 26th August 2021

Kerala man who took two shots of vaccine dies after Covid infection

He was infected with Covid and was admitted to a private hospital in Kunnamkulam, near to his workplace, and was under treatment for 6 days.

published on : 24th August 2021
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