Coronavirus In Kerala
Coronavirus In Kerala News
On Thursday, India reported 43,509 cases over the past 24 hours; over half of them (22,506) were from Kerala. The high number of cases in Kerala comes at a time when the country is preparing for a possible third wave of infections.
The Film Employees Federation of Kerala (FEFKA) has appealed to the Kerala government for permission to begin film production in the state after several Malayalam film crews moved to other states as Kerala’s Covid-19 lockdown restrictions prevents film shoots.
In a letter to the prime minister, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the cyclonic storm may disrupt electricity supply to oxygen generation plants, filling stations and impede road transport
In the last 24 hours, 1,42,588 samples have been tested and the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) was 26.08 percent
The hill shrine, dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, opened for the monthly puja on Friday evening after staying closed for over six months due to the coronavirus lockdown
The ambulance driver, Noufal, was dismissed from service and taken into custody. The police will record the victim's statement later
Toll due to Idukki landslide rises to 43; IMD predicts heavy rains in six districts in Kerala till Tuesday
Incessant rains, landslides and opening of shutters of dams across rivers have led to rise in water levels in rivers and streams in central Kerala, aggravating the flood situation.
The chief minister 's remarks come at a time when Kerala's active cases which had once reached to 16 now rose to 11,342 on Sunday evening
The origin of the outbreak has been traced to seven members belonging to two families, related to each other. All had tested positive after attending a funeral of a relative who died of COVID-19 recently
Lockdown: India Fights Coronavirus review — National Geographic documentary salutes unseen efforts of COVID-19 warriors
Billed as a virtually-produced feature, Lockdown: India Fights Coronavirus brings forth a moving account of the COVID-19 frontline warriors.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Centre releases Rs 6,195 crore to 14 states as additional resources to fight virus’ impact; Kerala gets Rs 1,276 crore
The government on Monday released Rs 6,195.08 crore to 14 states as the second equated monthly instalment of the Post Devolution Revenue Deficit Grant
Kerala CM announces compulsory quarantine for its residents coming from red zones in other states as 1,80,540 register to return
Kerala government announced new quarantine guidelines for those stranded Malayalees coming in from Red Zones in other states
Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala govt mandates week-long quarantine for natives coming from other states; 3,363 have returned in last two days
The Kerala government on Tuesday announced new quarantine guidelines for stranded natives coming in from Red Zones in other states.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Kerala government issues new lockdown guidelines; all establishments, vehicle movement to remain shut on Sundays
In view of the extension of the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown by two weeks, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan has announced new guidelines to be followed in the State
Firstpost podcast: Govt must address misconceptions over burial, cremation of COVID-19 victims, says public health expert Dr Aiswarya Rao
To be a doctor working on the coronavirus frontlines, only to have your dignity stripped in death with no proper burial is the saddest thing to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, says Dry Aishwarya Rao in Episode 9 of he podcast
Return migration and COVID-19: Data suggests Kerala, TN, Punjab, UP, Bihar may be future red zones for contagion risk
The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought into sharp focus the major international migration corridors India shares with the world including the Gulf, Europe, and North America. Many of the Stage 1 imported cases in India came through these corridors as emigrants returned to their families.
Firstpost Podcast: Dr Aiswarya Rao looks at the dark side of forced detox during coronavirus lockdown
In this episode, Dr Aiswarya explains what constitutes alcohol abuse, and the dark side of the forced detox in the lockdown.
Inside coronavirus cluster zones: From identifying hotspots to following quarantine protocols, how states are containing pandemic
The government’s latest approach to battle coronavirus bears a striking similarity to the Bhilwara model, named after a city in Rajasthan where aggressive measures were taken to avoid the spread of COVID-19, to classify highly affected areas as cluster containment zones
Kerala HC asks Bar Council for proposal on distribution of funds for advocates’ welfare during coronavirus lockdown
Kerala High Court directed the Bar Council of Kerala to file a statement explaining the details of their proposal to distribute funds for the welfare of advocates amid the COVID-19 crisis
Firstpost Podcast: Should healthy people use masks as protection against coronavirus? Public health expert Aiswarya Rao explains
For the rest of the lockdown, get yourself busy either making a mask for yourself, your family or your local community of non-healthcare service providers.