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CM flays Rahul''s silence over Cong govt falling in party-ruled states        Kerala has become ''fundamentalists'' own country'' under CPI(M) rule, says Sitharaman        COVID-19 crisis far from over; 3rd wave to be more dangerous: CSIR official        Army cancels recruitment exam after paper leaked        Rahul dubs PM Modi a ''formidable enemy,'' vows to defeat him        ISRO launches DRDO''s satellite Sindhu Netra        On National Science Day, Modi asks citizens to practise Lab to Land mantra        UN Human Rights Office says 18 killed in Myanmar crackdown        FDA authorizes Johnson & Johnson vaccine against Covid-19 for emergency use        ISL: Straight shootout for final playoff berth between Goa and Hyderabad        Comments against judges a disturbing new trend: Ravi Shankar Prasad        Syria airstrikes: President Biden protected US personnel, facilities, says White House        DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international passenger flights till February 28        Rahul launches tirade against Modi, talks about ''connect'' with Tamil Nadu        Fishing hartal hits coastal belt in Kerala        Five assembly polls to begin Mar 27, Bengal to have max 8 phases; counting on May 2        Vijayan claims Rahul shying away from attacking BJP        Kerala to test all returning expats using RT-PCR; 3,671 fresh COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths reported        Gelatin sticks, detonators seized from train passenger in Kerala        Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls taken in mass abduction        
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Kerala News
5,942 COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths in Kerala
 
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala logged 5,942 fresh COVID-19 cases, including that of a U.K. returnee, and 16 related deaths on Saturday, taking the caseload to 9,62,363 and the toll to 3,848, the state government said. One person who arrived in the state from the U.K. tested positive, Health Minister K K Shailaja said.

Till now, 79 U.K returnees have tested positive for COVID-19, among whom 10 were earlier found to be infected with the new strain of the virus, she said in a release here. The release also said 6,178 people were cured of the disease on Saturday, taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 8,90,720. As many as 82,804 samples were examined on Saturday and the test positivity rate was 7.18.

Active cases stood at 67,543. Untilnow, 1,00,30,809 samples have been tested, the Minister said. Among the districts, Ernakulam reported the highest number with 898 infections on Saturday, followed by Kozhikode 696, Malappuram 652, Kollam 525 and Kottayam 512. "Among those infected today, 98 reached the state from outside while 5,420 contracted the disease from their contacts.

The sources of infection of 394 are yet to be traced. 30 health workers are also among the infected. Currently, there are 67,543 under treatment in the state," the Minister said. She also said 2,19,050 persons were under observation in the state, with 10,937 of them being in isolation wards of various hospitals. There were 434 hotspots in the state after addition of 13 and removal of four regions.


Kerala has become ''fundamentalists'' own country'' under CPI(M) rule, says Sitharaman
COVID-19 crisis far from over; 3rd wave to be more dangerous: CSIR official
Fishing hartal hits coastal belt in Kerala
Vijayan claims Rahul shying away from attacking BJP
Kerala to test all returning expats using RT-PCR; 3,671 fresh COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths reported
Gelatin sticks, detonators seized from train passenger in Kerala
Kerala logs 3,677 fresh COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths
8 arrested over killing of RSS worker in Kerala; Prohibitory orders clamped in two violence-hit taluks
Kerala reports 4,106 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths
Kerala logs 4,034 fresh COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths push toll to 4,119
Recoveries outnumber fresh COVID-19 cases in Kerala; Infection count rises to 10.11 lakh
Tourism Minister inaugurates work on 27 projects worth Rs 187 crore
Kerala''s total caseload racing towards 10 lakh mark with another 5k plus new cases
Explosion at Moolamattom power house; no casualty
Active coronavirus cases in Kerala cross 68,000, 6102 new infections
PK Kunhalikutty resigns from Lok Sabha
All sections of Nadar community in Kerala to be brought under OBC category
Suspended IAS officer M Sivasankar gets bail in dollar smuggling case
Kerala adds 5,716 new COVID-19 cases, caseload rises to 9.38 lakh
Union Budget to help economy to grow 11 percent
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
George Clooney says Capitol attack put Trump family 'into the dustbin of history'
 Los Angeles: Hollywood star George Clooney has condemned the attack on the Capitol Hill in the US by  
'Mean Girls' won't be returning to Broadway
Ian McKellan is 'happy' Elliot Page came out as transgender
A R Rahman thanks fans for support during 'difficult times'
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
UN Human Rights Office says 18 killed in Myanmar crackdown
 Yangon: Security forces in Myanmar opened fire and made mass arrests Sunday as they sought to break
FDA authorizes Johnson & Johnson vaccine against Covid-19 for emergency use
Syria airstrikes: President Biden protected US personnel, facilities, says White House
Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls taken in mass abduction
NATIONAL NEWS
Army cancels recruitment exam after paper leaked
 New Delhi: The Army has cancelled an examination for pan-India recruitment of general duty personnel
Rahul dubs PM Modi a ''formidable enemy,'' vows to defeat him
ISRO launches DRDO''s satellite Sindhu Netra
On National Science Day, Modi asks citizens to practise Lab to Land mantra
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