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.
The tourism department has started exploring the possibility of restarting the Nehru Trophy Boat Race in November adhering to Covid protocol.
ICMR DG Dr Balram Bhargava raised concerns about the upcoming festive season that might create a conducive environment for virus spread.
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'
Dine-in restrictions to continue; state records decline in test positivity rate for 8th straight day
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.
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.
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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.
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.
The purpose of vaccination is not prevention of transmission, but reduction in the severity of the infection and chances of death, experts say.
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.
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.
The government also warned against dropping the guards as the festive season approaches, bringing the threat of pushing the cases northwards.
Kerala today clocked 30,007 fresh cases, which is slightly lower than yesterday's 31,445 virus 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.