Kerala Zika Virus

Two more test positive for Zika in Kerala, total reported cases 37: State Health Minister

A 41-year-old woman from Kattaikonam, Thiruvananthapuram and a doctor (31) from Kumarapuram were diagnosed with the virus, Kerala health minister said in a release.

published on : 19th July 2021

Ernakulam strengthens steps to prevent Zika virus spread 

Steps including fogging and indoor spraying are being conducted across the district in a bid to control mosquito breeding. 

published on : 19th July 2021

Zika virus: Thiruvananthapuram Corporation kicks off one-week cleaning drive

 In the wake of the rise in Zika viral infection reported in the capital, the corporation on Sunday began the one- week cleaning and mass fogging drive. 

published on : 19th July 2021

Two more Zika virus cases detected in Kerala capital

While a 35-year-old Poonthura native was detected using the newly introduced testing facility at the Medical College hospital, the 2nd case was detected in a private hospital patient.

published on : 13th July 2021

Three more Zika cases reported in Kerala

One-year-old among those infected; 18 confirmed cases so far; testing facilities set up at 4 medical college hosps

published on : 12th July 2021

22-month-old baby, two others infected by Zika virus in Kerala

Out of the 27 samples which were sent for testing in two batches, 26 have turned out ot be negative, health minister Veena George informed.

published on : 11th July 2021

With surge in Zika virus case in Kerala, Karnataka govt ups vigil

Measures include surveillance of Aedes mosquito and larvae, biological and chemical control

published on : 10th July 2021

Kerala reports first Zika virus case in pregnant woman, statewide alert declared

Thirteen samples out of 19 taken from different parts of the state are suspected to be Zika positive, though official confirmation is yet to arrive.

published on : 8th July 2021