Ernakulam, TVM report highest number of Covid cases

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Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has more than 1,000 active Covid-19 cases and the state on Wednesday recorded the highest single-day spike of 210 cases after months. The highest numbers are from Ernakulam and Thiruvananthapuram.

The surge calls for citizens to keep their guard up against Covid-19, at a time when the state has been witnessing influenza cases.

Meanwhile, the state health department has urged citizens to mandatorily wear masks in all public places. The health minister convened a high-level meeting the other day to take stock of the situation.

The government will increase genome sequencing of samples to identify new variants, the health minister said.

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