2 more test positive for Zika in Kerala; total tally climbs to 48
Thiruvananthapuram:Two more people tested positive for Zika virus in Kerala taking the total number of reported cases of the infection to 48 out of which 4 are active, state Health Minister Veena George said on Sunday.
A 27-year old resident from Kazhakoottam and a 37- year-old resident of Pangappara, both in Thiruvananthapuram were tested positive for the virus, a state government release said.
The virus infection was confirmed in tests conducted at the virology lab of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College.
None of the infected patients is admitted to the hospital and they all are stable, the release said.