2 new COVID-19 cases in Kerala on Sunday: Pinarayi Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday said that 2 new coronavirus positive cases have been confirmed in Kerala.
They are from Kannur and Kasaragod districts and have returned from abroad. While the patient from Kannur returned from Abu Dhabi, the patient from Kasaragod returned from Dubai, a press release from the Ministry of Health and Social Justice clarified.
Taking to his official Facebook account, Pinarayi Vijayan said that 13 people were tested negative on Sunday. Among them, 8 are from Kasaragod, 3 are from Kannur one each are from Malappuram and Thrissur districts.
With this, the total number of people who were cured of coronavirus in the state rose to 270.
Till date 401 people in Kerala have been infected by COVID-19 and 129 are under treatment at various hospitals.
As of Sunday, 55,590 persons are under observation in the state. Among this 55,129 are at houses and 461 at hospitals.
On Sunday alone, 72 persons were admitted to hospitals. So far 19,351 samples have been sent for testing out of which 18,547 have turned negative, CM added.