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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
Kerala logs 5,005 new COVID-19 cases, 4,408 recoveries
 
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala recorded 5,005 COVID-19 cases and 4,408 people were cured on Sunday, taking the virus caseload to 8.47 lakh and recoveries to 7.75 lakh, Health Minister K K Shailaja said. In the last 24 hours, 52,310 samples have been sent for testing and the test positivity rate has climbed to9.57 per cent. So far 88,68,737 samples have been sent for testing, the Minister said in a release. None of the UK returnees in the last 24 hours have tested positive for the virus. So far, 56 people, who have returned from Britain, have tested positive for the virus and nine have been confirmed to have been infected by the variant strain.

As many as 68,991 people are presently undergoing treatment for the virus, which has claimed 3,463 lives after 21 recent deaths were added to the tally onSunday. While Ernakulam recorded 767 cases, Kozhikode 677, Malappuram 479, Kollam 439 and Pathnamthitta 427, the minister said in the release. The total number of Covid cases has soared to 8,47,251 and recoveries have touched 7,75,176, the release added. Of the positive cases, 43 were health workers, 68 had come from outside the state and 4,506 were infected through contact. At least 2,09,679 people are under observation in various districts, including 11,177 in various hospitals. Meanwhile, the minister in another release said of the 8,062 frontline workers, who took the Covishield vaccine, on the inaugural day of the rollout on Saturday, none had so far complained about any side effects.

The vaccination process will be held on four days a week in the state-- Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Wednesdays had been set apart for immunisation of children. In 133 centres, 100 people each would be vaccinated on the designated days, the minister said.


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
5,942 COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths in Kerala
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
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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