Visuals of MP, Congress leaders sitting in restaurant amid total lockdown on Sunday trigger row in Kerala
It was alleged that the Congress leaders left the hotel as the youth who took the visuals questioned them.
Large Eid-Gahs (mass prayer on the beach, etc) and mass Namaz at mosques were absent this year also as the government continued to impose strict restrictions.
"After consuming the poison, he called his friend and said, 'Get a wreath for me, I'm going.' Later, he was found in an unconscious state by locals at his old plot," said Rajamani's neighbour
The apex court pulled up the state government for giving in to traders' pressure by granting relaxations ahead of Bakrid and said it disclosed a "sorry state of affairs".
Vinod had borrowed money from a financial institution for business purposes. However, the COVID outbreak and the resultant lockdown had put a strain on his expenses and he was unable to return it.
375 cases registered, 105 people arrested in Rural district limits on Friday and Saturday
Besides that, beauty parlors and barber shops can function for hairstyling only on the days on which other shops are permitted in A and B category areas.
The virus was confirmed in tests conducted at the Virology Lab of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, National Institute of Virology (NIV) at Alappuzha and the Microbiology Lab at Coimbatore.
Justice T R Ravi also asked the state government to furnish the details of the test positivity rate (TPR) based restrictions which have been imposed on opening of shops and retail outlets.
Kerala to test 3.75 lakh people in next two days under Augmented Testing Strategy as COVID wrecks havoc
The state on Wednesday recorded 15,637 fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the infection caseload to 31,03,310, while 128 deaths took the toll to 14,938.
The All Kerala Caterers Association feels as long as the government lets no more than 20 people at weddings and similar events, things are not going to improve for them.
However, officials said the source of their infection is not believed to be Edamalakkudy as they had gone out of the village for various purposes.
Test positivity rates -- the sole yardstick to impose a lockdown -- are high in places where testing samples are low, say traders
As per the new decisions, shops can function till 8 pm and banks can stay open for public for five days in a week.
After winning accolades for its "Kerala model" of combating the contagion about a year ago, the state is now seeing daily fresh cases between 12,000 to 15,000 with no end in sight.