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 ..

Expats rush to Kerala; officials fail to set up quarantine facilities
Perumbavoor police station put on alert as 2 in custody came in contact with COVID patient
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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 ..


Govt should be more vigilant in COVID-19 prevention: PK Kunhalikutty

Thiruvananthapuram: MP PK Kunhalikutty stated that the state government should be more vigilant in the battle against COVID-19. He ..


Plasma therapy against COVID-19: Kerala excluded from first list of clinical trial

Thiruvananthapuram: The health institutions in Kerala were not named in the first list of plasma therapy, a trial treatment against ..

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No order on paid quarantine for returning expats issued yet, says govt; HC settles pleas

Kochi: The Kerala High Court settled pleas relating to the government’s decision to provide paid quarantine facility for expats ..


J&K IAS officer tests corona positive, many officials quarantine self

Srinagar: After a senior IAS officer tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir, over a dozen top officials went into self-quarantine ..


COVID-19: Prohibitory orders in two Kollam wards

Kollam: In view of increasing COVID-19 cases, Kollam district collector has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC in ..


COVID-19 patient who was injured after jackfruit fall recover

Pariyaram: The man who tested positive for COVID-19 and who suffered injuries when a jackfruit fell on his head recovered from the ..


COVID-19: Kollam woman turns a public health hero in Canada

Dr Vidya Sunil who is in charge of COVID-19 preventive measures at Ontario in Canada was recognized for her service. Ontario Public ..


COVID-19: Railway limits stops for special trains in Kerala

New Delhi: The Indian Railway has informed that special trains which start operation from June 1 will not have stops at all stations ..


More COVID deaths than recoveries; Keralites share terrible experience at Civil Hospital in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Civil hospital at Asarwa in Gujarat is popular as the largest government hospital in Asia. But this hospital turned into ..


Kerala to regulate issuance of travel pass to people from containment zones

Thiruvananthapuram: In view of the rapid rise of COVID-19 patients in the state, the government has decided to regulate the distribution ..


Kerala’s COVID-19 cases increasing rapidly, ten-fold increase in 12 days

Thiruvananthapuram: The state cabinet meet has reviewed that the number of COVID-19 patients are likely to increase in the state as ..


Why people should stop googling medical symptoms

Sydney: Many people turn to 'Dr Google' to self-diagnose their health symptoms and seek medical advice, but online symptom ..


Doctor in quarantine consults patients at private clinic, flees from police

Kanhangad: Triggering a controversy amid the coronavirus outbreak, an ENT specialist at Kanhangad district hospital, who was in home-quarantine, ..


No home quarantine for minister AC Moideen, informs Medical Board

Thrissur: Rejecting the complaint of Congress, the medical board in Thrissur district informed that there is no need to impose home-quarantine ..