Kerala covid

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

Odisha government stands firm on idol height, says learn from Kerala

Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty, said tall idols with decorations will attract more visitors leading to crowding at puja pandals.

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 CM Pinarayi Vijayan arms police with wider powers in new COVID-control regime

Motorcycle patrol teams will visit the patient's houses and police will also take steps to supply essentials to COVID patients who face difficulty in getting them.

published on : 5th September 2021

Owners of cinemas in Kerala hope to resume screening of movies by month-end

Nearly six months after the cinemas were closed down due to the second wave of Covid, theatre owners in the state are hopeful of resuming screening of movies by the end of this month.

published on : 4th September 2021

Kerala's Malappuram records five lakh COVID-19 cases in total

The district continues to contribute a high number of cases daily -- 2,736 on Friday and 2,664 on Thursday -- to the state tally.

published on : 4th September 2021

Make people flouting COVID home quarantine rules pay: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan to local bodies

The order issued by disaster management authority assigns the responsibility for ensuring fool-proof quarantine on health, police and revenue departments along with local bodies.

published on : 4th 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
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