COVID-19: More clusters likely to be formed; 4 districts alerted

Thiruvananthapuram: As COVID-19 is spreading through local transmission in the state, ..

95.8 pc COVID patients in state have only mild symptoms
Idukki woman suffering from COVID-19 dies of cardiac arrest
Global COVID-19 cases near 12.7 million, death toll at 5.64 lakh

Lockdown violation in Poonthura; people begins protest on streets

Thiruvananthapuram: The locals residents of Poonthura, where lockdown regulations were intensified due to COVID transmission, violated ..

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Chief secretary in primary contact list after driver tests +ve for COVID-19

Thiruvananthapuram: The driver of Chief Secretary Vishwas Mehta has been confirmed with COVID-19. Following this, the chief secretary ..


COVID-19: Strict restrictions in flats, apartments to avoid community transmission

Kozhikode: After many people were confirmed with COVID-19 in a few days and the number of quarantined people increased in the district, ..


Man confirmed with COVID-19 attends engagement ceremony in Aluva

Kochi: A person confirmed with COVID-19 attended an engagement ceremony at Keezhmadu panchayat in Aluva, as per reports. The authorities ..


Restrictions intensified in Kozhikode; police to collect fine instantly

Kozhikode: As the number of COVID-19 patients who contracted the disease through contact increases in Kozhikode day by day, the district ..


Health workers overpower man who returned from abroad, violated quarantine in Pathanamthitta

Pathanamthitta: A man who violated quarantine and wandered in the town was caught by the health workers in an adventurous move here ..


6-member Kerala family in Delhi survive COVID-19; 3 of them return to COVID service

New Delhi: When all six members including a 1-year-old baby of a Keralite family in Delhi was affected with COVID-19, they did not ..


Man who was in COVID quarantine collapses and dies in Kottayam

Kottayam: A man who was under COVID-19 quarantine at Poovanthuruthu here collapsed and died. The deceased is identified as Poovanthuruthu ..


Man who got drunk at quarantine centre tests COVID +ve; men who delivered bottles quarantined

Adoor (Pathanamthitta): A man who created a ruckus in the COVID quarantine centre here in an inebriated state has been confirmed with ..


Mask mandatory for 1 year, protests not allowed without nod; Epidemic Disease Ordinance issued

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has issued the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, according to which the people have ..


WHO discontinues hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir trial for COVID treatment

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Saturday that it was discontinuing hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir ..


COVID-19 cases surpass 2.8 million in US

New York: The number of Covid-19 cases in the US has topped 2.8 million, reaching 2,808,003, according to the Center for Systems Science ..


Health workers overloaded with work; transfer requests not considered

Kochi: The health workers are struggling to coordinate the prevention activities with the increasing rate of COVID-19 cases in the ..


COVID-19: Unlock-2 comes into force from Wednesday

Thiruvananthapuram: Accepting the central guidelines for the second phase of unlock, Kerala issued an order including easing lockdown ..


3 COVID patients at Kalamassery medical college in critical condition

Kochi: The condition of three COVID-19 patients admitted in Kalamassery medical college remains critical. The hospital authorities ..


2 doctors confirmed with COVID; community transmission feared in Edappal

Malappuram: Community transmission of COVID-19 is suspected at Edappal here after five people including doctors of two private hospitals ..


People who seek free quarantine making false claims to face action

Thiruvananthapuram: People who try to get free quarantine facility by making false claims of poverty will face action including revenue ..

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State making preparations in view of increasing COVID cases

Thiruvananthapuram: The health department is making more preparations in view of the increasing number of COVID-19 patients in the ..


2 more hotspots declared; total number of hotspots in state touches 114

Thiruvananthapuram: Two more COVID hotspots has been announced in the state on Friday. Amballoor (containment zone ward number 2) in ..

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COVID safety protocol should be strictly followed; violators to face action

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Thursday that the safety protocols including social distancing will ..


People should keep 'Break the Chain' diary, record travel history

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Thursday that cooperation of the people is essential for resolving ..

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2 Keralites die of COVID-19 in Oman

Muscat: Two more Keralites died after being infected with COVID-19 in Muscat, the capital of Oman. The deceased are identified as ..

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Stern action against COVID protocol violators: DGP

Thiruvananthapuram: DGP Lokanath Behera stated that those who do not follow COVID protocol will not be advised any more and strict ..


40 kids quarantined after nurse tests +ve for COVID-19 in Ernakulam

Kochi: About 40 children have been admitted in the quarantine centre here after a health worker tested positive for COVID-19 in Ernakulam ..


657 COVID cases within 5 days in Kerala; increase in number of patients worsens situation

Thiruvananthapuram: The number of COVID-19 patients is steadily increasing in the state day by day. A total of 657 persons tested positive ..

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This young engineer offers free service at COVID care centre in Alappuzha

Kanichukulangara (Alappuzha): A young engineer has been offering help to the patients and bystanders at the COVID care centre here ..


List of passengers on chartered flights should be approved by Centre too

Dubai: The expats are concerned of the new conditions for chartering flights put forward by the central government. According to the ..

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Woman lights mother's pyre with quarantined brother looking on

Mullassery (Thrissur): Due to the COVID restrictions, a woman lighted the pyre of her mother while her brother, who just returned from ..


86 percent of COVID-19 patients come from outside Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: About 86.31 percent of the persons who were confirmed with COVID-19 in the state came from outside the state, it ..

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Antibody test available abroad; Indian Embassy sought permission of Saudi, says CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan stated that the attempts to conduct COVID test for the repatriated expats is progressing ..


COVID-19 drug launched in India by Glenmark

Mumbai: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Saturday launched antiviral drug Favipiravir for treatment of mild-to-moderate Covid-19 cases after ..


Delhi govt orders hospitals to recall medical staff from leave

New Delhi: Amid increasing number of Covid-19 cases in the national capital, Delhi government on Saturday issued an order directing ..


Liquor shops in state allowed to open on this Sunday

Thiruvananthapuram: The liquor shops in the state including bars, Bevco outlets and toddy shops will be functioning on Sunday. This ..

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Kerala woman confirmed with COVID-19 commits suicide in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: A Malayali woman was found to have hanged herself after being diagnosed with COVID-19 in Gujarat. The deceased is identified ..


Micro containment zones to be formed including COVID patients' residence, houses in surroundings

Thiruvananthapuram: It has been decided to form micro containment zones including a few houses near the residence of COVID patients ..


Centre, state didn't help expats; why discrimination against Gulf returnees, asks Chennithala

Thiruvananthapuram: Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala alleged that neither the central government nor the state government came ..


Police officer tests +ve for COVID in Kalamassery; 10 people quarantined

Kochi: It has been reported that a police officer in Kalamassery has been confirmed with COVID-19. An officer who was on duty in the ..

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain

Delhi health minister admitted to hospital, tests negative for COVID-19

New Delhi: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who has been hospitalised after running high-grade fever and suffering a sudden drop ..


10.6K new cases take India's corona tally to 3.43 lakh

New Delhi: India witnessed a spike of 10,667 COVID-19 cases, with 380 deaths, thereby taking the total tally to 3,43,091, Union Ministry ..


Kochi native escapes from COVID quarantine at Ottapalam taluk hospital

Ottapalam (Palakkad): A man who was under COVID quarantine escaped from Ottapalam taluk hospital. A 46-year-old man hailing from Kadavanthra ..


Police to set 'photo trap' for tracing those who don't wear masks

Thiruvananthapuram: The police is all set to intensify the COVID resistance activities as the rate of disease transmission is not decreasing ..


COVID transmission multiplies; Malayalis in Chennai rushing to Kerala

Chennai: As the COVID-19 transmission intensified in Chennai, Keralites are rushing to their native places by flights and private vehicles ..

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Student waits for 3 hrs as no quarantine facility arranged; complaint arises

Kochi: Compaints arose that a nursing student who came from Mangaluru was denied quarantine facility at Udayamperoor here. As the student ..


COVID certificate for returning on chartered flights: Govt to withdraw condition

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government will remove the condition that expats coming in chartered flights should produce COVID negative ..