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At 2,536 cases, new daily high in Alappuzha

326 persons recover, active caseload at 18,043 In a new daily high, Alappuzha recorded 2,536 COVID-19 cases on Saturday. It surpassed the previous biggest single-day spike of 2,235 cases logged on April 28. Of the 2,536 patients, 2,520 contracted the virus through local contact. The source of infection of two others remains unidentified. Fourteen people […]

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Three die, 1,865 new cases

Three COVID-19 patients died and 1,865 new cases were reported in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada districts on Friday. Two COVID-19 patients died and 660 new cases were reported in Udupi district. With 419 patients discharged, the number of active cases stood at 2,596 in the district. A fine of ₹35.83 lakh has so far been […]

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4 held in separate cases for black marketing Remdesivir injections

‘Release seized vials immediately’ Four persons have been arrested in two separate incidents for allegedly black marketing Remdesivir injections, the police said on Friday. A senior officer said a special request will be made in the court on Saturday for the immediate release of recovered vials so that they can be given to patients. The […]

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New cases surge to 1,703 in Kottayam

1,687 get the disease through local transmission The number of fresh COVID-19 cases to be reported from Kottayam continued to rise on Sunday with 1,703 people testing positive for the disease. This was for the second consecutive day that the district reported over a 1,000 cases. Mass testing According to official sources, majority of the […]

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763 new cases, two deaths in central region

As many as 763 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the central region on Wednesday. The virus also claimed two more lives in the region. Tiruchi, Thanjavur and Nagapattinam districts continued to register a sharp increase in cases with each passing day. Tiruchi district accounted for 216 cases followed by 158 cases in Thanjavur. […]

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505 more COVID-19 cases in capital

The capital district recorded 505 more COVID-19 cases as the number of active cases continued to rise to reach 4,279 on Monday. The recovery rate continued to remain low as 144 patients recovered from the infection. Health workers Three health care workers were among those who were diagnosed with the disease during the last 24 […]

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‘Spike in cases may not lead to a surge in demand for PPEs’

Manufacturers, however, say they are receiving enquiries The spike in COVID-19 cases may not lead to a surge in demand for personal protection equipment (PPEs) again, though manufacturers are getting fresh enquiries. According to A. Sakthivel, chairman of the Apparel Export Promotion Council, manufacturers are receiving enquiries again. But it may not lead to a […]

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126 COVID-19 cases in Salem

Kalyanaraman, a BJP functionary who was arrested recently for his anti-Islam speech has tested positive for COVID-19 and is undergoing treatment at the Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital here. According to officials, Kalyanaraman, who has been detained under the Goondas Act at Gobichettipalayam prison complained of illness and was referred to the Salem hospital. […]

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654 fresh COVID cases in Ernakulam

Thrikkakara reports 32 new infections A total of 32 fresh SARS-CoV-2 infections were reported from Thrikkakara on Thursday when the district recorded 654 new COVID-19 cases and 137 recoveries. Two health workers were among the infected. Kadungalloor had 22 new cases, Kovappady 21, Rayamangalam 20, Elamkunnapuzha 16, Alangad and Vengola 15 each, Pallipuram, Vyttila and […]