Kerala lockdown | Amid rising COVID-19 cases, lockdown in Kerala extended till May 23; triple lockdown in 4 districts

Amid rising COVID-19 cases, lockdown in Kerala extended till May 23; essential services allowed


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Key Highlights

  • Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan pronounces extension of complete lockdown until Could 23 to include unfold of COVID-19
  • Triple lockdown will probably be imposed in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Malappuram
  • As we speak 34,694 new COVID-19 circumstances had been reported within the state

New Delhi: Amid rising COVID-19 circumstances in Kerala, the Pinarayi Vijayan authorities has prolonged the lockdown until Could 23. Important providers will probably be allowed.

Addressing the media, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan mentioned that the positivity charge stays excessive, so the state authorities has determined to increase the current full lockdown in Kerala until Could 23rd.

The state is at present beneath a 9-day full shutdown as a part of its efforts to deliver down the each day caseload.

Kerala data 34,694 new COVID-19 circumstances at present, 93 deaths

The state recorded 34,694 new COVID-19 circumstances at present. 93 demise occurred, taking the demise toll to 6243.

With 31,319 new recoveries, the full recoveries within the state rise to 16,36,790. A complete of 1,31,375 samples had been examined over the past 24 hours, mentioned the CM.

Triple lockdown will probably be imposed in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur, and Malappuram, the place the take a look at positivity charge is excessive, he added.

Kerala on Thursday logged 39,955 recent COVID-19 circumstances, taking the general tally to 20,20,834, whereas 97 deaths pushed the toll to six,150, the state authorities mentioned.

As many as 33,733 individuals had been cured of the an infection, taking the full recoveries to 16,05,471.

Kerala reported 43,529 constructive circumstances on Could 12

On Could 12, Kerala reported 43,529 constructive circumstances. This tally was the very best thus far, and the take a look at positivity charge stood at 29.75 per cent.

There have been 740 sizzling spots within the state.

India reported 3,43,144 new circumstances at present taking the COVID-19 tally to 2,40,46,809, whereas the demise toll rose to 2,62,317 with 4,000 recent fatalities.

In accordance with the Union Well being Ministry information up to date on Friday, the lively circumstances have decreased to 37,04,893 comprising 15.41 per cent of the full infections. The nationwide COVID-19 restoration charge has improved to 83.50 per cent, the information up to date at eight am confirmed, reported PTI. 

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