Kerala

Kerala: 698 Indian nationals disembark from INS Jalashwa at the Kochi harbour

A four-month-old baby girl, who had tested positive for COVID-19 and suffering from congenital heart disease, died in a hospital here in Kerala early Friday after suffering a cardiac arrest, officials said.

Malappuram(Ker):  An 85-year-old coronavirus patient, who was declared cured and was under treatment for kidney and heart-related ailments died early Saturday at a hospital here. The patient was declared cured of the viral infection after his last three samples taken on April 7, 10 and 13 came out negative, Malappuram District Collector Jafar Malik told …

At a time when policemen and medicos are playing a vital role in combating the coronavirus, a Keralite civil police officer and lady doctor have decided to postpone their wedding to take part in society's fight against the pandemic.

Despite COVID-19 cases in Kerala showing a dip in the past few days, Health Minister K K Shailaja on Monday said it was not yet time to be "completely relieved" as neighbouring states were seeing a spike in numbers, which was causing concern.

Kerala is under a complete lock-down and roads in the state capital and other parts wore a deserted look on Sunday as the 'Janata curfew' proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to check the spread of coronavirus, was observed by the people.

Strengthening surveillance and control measures against the coronavirus in Kerala, the state government on Wednesday issued guidelines to ensure safe return of around 5,000 foreign tourists in the southern state.

As Kerala gets ready for the famous annual all-women "Attukal Pongala," one of the largest religious congregations, here on March 9, officials are keeping their fingers crossed in view of the coronavirus scare and Centre's advisory to avoid large gatherings.