18 nuns in Kochi test Covid positive
Kochi: 18 nuns of Erumathala provincial house in Aluva, have tested positive for Covid-19. These nuns had been in the contact list of Sr Claire, who had died of Covid in Vypin the other day.
The list of persons who were in contact with these nuns have been prepared by health department.
Apart from these nuns, the Kochi North Excise Circle Inspector also tested positive for Covid.
Meanwhile, Ernakulam market was opened on Tuesday with strict restrictions, after 20 days. The shops will function at different times.
The situation in Kochi is worsening day-by-day as the number of Covid cases through contact increases.
Out of the 72 Covid positive cases reported on Monday, 62 had contracted the virus through contact. Also, 24 of them were health workers.