COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 94.62 lakh

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 94.62 lakh with 31,118 new infections ..

Police would not assist pilgrims at ‘Padinetttam Padi’ in Sabarimala
Smell, taste changes an early indication of Covid community spread
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Kerala to offer free COVID treatment to Sabarimala pilgrims within the state

Actor Chiranjeevi tests positive for COVID-19, under home quarantine

Hyderabad: South superstar Chiranjeevi on Monday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is under home quarantine. The development ..


Top officials in CM’s office enter quarantine

Thiruvananthapuram: Three top officials of Chief Minister’s office here entered quarantine after two officials tested COVID positive ..

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Little sisters hatch eggs using homemade incubator

Kannur: Sivananda and Vedika, two sisters from Maloor hatched eggs on an incubator made at home. They wanted to make the incubator ..


India's COVID-19 tally races past 55 lakh; recovery rate rises to 80.86 pc

New Delhi: India's COVID-19 infection tally crossed 55 lakh on Tuesday, while a record 1,01,468 patients recovered in a day, taking ..


20 cops including ACP test COVID +ve in TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 20 police personnel including Assistant Commissioner of Police in cantonment division tested COVID-19 ..


COVID-19 recovery rate in India crosses 80 per cent mark

New Delhi: India's recovery rate of COVID-19 cases has crossed the 80 per cent mark with over 90,000 recoveries recorded for the ..

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DCGI approves commercial launch of low cost COVID-19 test 'Feluda'

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India has approved the commercial launch of ''Feluda'', the Tata CRISPR ..

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Fake COVID-19 -ve certificate: KK Shailaja warns of stern action

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister KK Shailaja said that stern action will be taken against those who distribute fake COVID-19 negative ..


Drug Controller okays use of Psoriasis drug for restricted use to treat COVID patients

New Delhi: India's drug regulator has approved Itolizumab, a drug used to cure skin ailment psoriasis for "restricted emergency ..


Expats rush to Kerala; officials fail to set up quarantine facilities

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the state government has not restricted any repatriation flights or persons from ..


Perumbavoor police station put on alert as 2 in custody came in contact with COVID patient

Perumbavoor: The police station here has been placed under alert after two accused in custody revealed that they had contact with a ..

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PPE kits assure safe travel but passengers may feel uncomfortable, say experts

Thiruvananthapuram: With the government’s decision to mandate PPE kits for all air travellers, the health experts opined that ..

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TVM Collector slams hospitals for delaying test of deceased COVID-19 patient

Thiruvananthapuram: District Collector Navjot Khosa criticized the hospitals over delay in carrying out COVID-19 test for Vanchiyoor ..


Kerala eases quarantine norms for brides and grooms

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has given relaxations in quarantine norms for brides and grooms from other states. Brides, ..

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Puthiyappa in Kozhikode becomes containment zone after COVID-19 +ve lorry driver violates quarantine

Kozhikode: District Collector S Sambhasiva Rao declared ward number 75 in Kozhikode corporation, which includes Puthiyappa harbour, ..

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COVID-19: Asymptotic man demands for test, declared positive on 24th day of quarantine

Payyannur: A man who is undergoing institutional quarantine after returning from Mumbai tested positive for COVID-19 on the 24th day ..

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COVID-19: Minister VS Sunil Kumar tests negative

Thiruvananthapuram: Agriculture minister VS Sunil Kumar who had gone into self-quarantine, tested negative for COVID-19. At the same ..

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Policeman tests positive for COVID-19, High Court judge in quarantine

Kochi: High Court Judge justice Sunil Thomas was placed under quarantine after one more policeman tested positive for COVID-19 in Ernakulam ..

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Tirur native dies of COVID-19 in Jeddah

Jeddah: Tirur Chembra native succumbed to COVID-19 in Jeddah on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Cheriyedath Hussain Haji (61) ..


COVID-19: No crowding, spitting at local govt offices

Thiruvananthapuram: The local self-government has introduced a code of conduct which should be followed in all panchayat, municipal ..


Kattakkada turns COVID-19 hotspot, 16 places excluded from list

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the continuing spread of COVID-19 in the state, Kattakkada in Thiruvananthapuram district was named as a hotspot ..


COVID-19 negative certificate mandatory for travelling to Kerala: Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: The Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia informed that expats in Gulf countries must produce a COVID-19 negative certificate for ..


Just 40ml liquor daily may even put you at death risk

​Toronto: Moderate drinkers, beware. Even consuming 350ml of beer, 140ml of wine or 40ml of liquor daily within weekly low-risk drinking ..


COVID-19 peak in India may arrive mid-Nov, paucity of ICU beds, ventilators likely: Study

New Delhi:The peak stage of COVID-19 pandemic in India has been delayed by the eight-week lockdown along with strengthened public ..


Govt to decide on COVID-19 test for expats after discussing with PM: Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister KK Shailaja informed that the state government will decide on making COVID-19 negative certificate ..

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Used PPE kits found littered on premises of Karipur airport

Malappuram: A major lapse in executing safety measures as per COVID-19 protocol was reported at the Karipur international airport. ..

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Health dept to collect samples of quarantined people at home

Kottayam: In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the state, the health department will visit people in home quarantine to collect ..


2 staff at Karipur airport test positive for COVID-19

Karipur: Operations at the Kozhikode International Airport here has come under crisis after an Air India employee and a terminal manager ..

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Staff of Delhi's Kerala House tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi: An employee of Kerala House here tested positive for COVID-19. The disease was confirmed on a contract worker hailing from ..

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Temporary travel pass to TN natives challenge COVID-19 prevention in Idukki

Kumaly: The temporary pass issued to people of Tamil Nadu for travelling to Idukki has been posing a major challenge to the COVID-19 ..

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Kannur man dies of COVID-19: death toll in state hits 18

Kannur: Another death due to COVID-19 was reported in Kerala on Wednesday. Kannur Iritty native PK Muhammad (70) died after battling ..

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Congress asks Kerala govt to tighten Covid protocols

Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress-led opposition in Kerala on Monday demanded from the Pinarayi Vijayan government to ensure tightening ..


Quarantined man collapses and dies in Kozhikode

Kozhikode: A man who was in home quarantine after returning from Bengaluru as part of COVID-19 prevention, collapsed and died here ..

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Hussain assures safe autorickshaw ride with handwash and tap

Kozhikode: Hussain, an autorickshaw driver, is continuing to take part in the Break the Chain campaign amid the coronavirus outbreak ..


Majority of mosques to remain shut in state

Kochi: Majority of mosques in the state will continue to remain closed even after the centre and state government granted permission ..

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COVID-19: 2 Keralites die in UAE on Sunday, death toll touches 197

Doha: Two more Keralites died after battling with coronavirus in gulf countries on Sunday. With this, the number of Keralites who ..


Govt starts preparations to face community transmission; to take over houses, buildings

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is gearing up to face the community transmission of COVID-19 after examining the rise in the number of new ..


Olavanna grama panchayat in Kozhikode declared containment zone

Kozhikode: District collector Seeram Sambhasiva Rao issued an order declaring Olavanna grama panchayat as a containment zone of COVID-19 ..

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Rajisha Vijayan condemns violation of social distancing norms inside flight

Many people are returning to Kerala every day amid the coronavirus outbreak. The central government has issued necessary guidelines ..

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COVID-19: 118 health workers in Kozhikode Medical College test negative

Kozhikode: Among the 190 health workers who were quarantined after having close contact with COVID-19 patient, samples of 118 people ..


Substandard hand sanitizers rule market, consumers suffer skin diseases

Kochi: Amid the coronavirus outbreak, substandard hand sanitizers are widely sold in the state. It is reported that the companies which ..


COVID-19: Govt to prescribe home quarantine to expats with minor symptoms

Thiruvananthapuram: As the number of COVID-19 cases are increasing, the state government will consider home quarantine to expats who ..


Aadujeevitham crew man who returned with Prithviraj from Jordan turns COVID-19 positive

Malappuram: A native of Malappuram who was a member of ‘Aadujeevitham’ crew tested positive for coronavirus. He returned ..


COVID-19: 1.60 lakh people under quarantine in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid the continuing scare of coronavirus, 1,60,304 people are under quarantine in the state. Among them, 1,58,864 ..