Low pressure over Arabian Sea: Red alert in 3 districts on Friday, 5 districts on Saturday

Low pressure over Arabian Sea: Red alert in 3 districts on Friday, 5 districts on Saturday

Thiruvananthapuram: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued red alert in various districts of Kerala as a low pressure formed over the Arabian Sea. Red alert has been sounded in Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Pathanamthitta districts on may 14 and in Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur and Kasaragod on May 15. Heavy rain, gusty wind and rough sea […]

dukki woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike in Israel

dukki woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike in Israel

Idukki : A Keralite woman working in  Israel was killed allegedly in a Palestinian rocket strike on Tuesday, her family members said here. They said the rocket fell on the residence of 31-year old Soumya in the city of Ashkelon while she was talking to her husband Santhosh, who is in Kerala, over video call […]

Veteran Communist leader KR Gouri, 102, passes away

Veteran Communist leader KR Gouri, 102, passes away

Thiruvananthapuram: Former minister and JSS leader K R Gouri Amma passed away here at the age of 102. She was hospitalised due to physical ailments a few days ago and the death occured due to severe infection. Gouri Amma was admitted to PRS hospital a week back due to fever, breathing trouble and urinary ailments. […]

Kerala sees slight dip in daily COVID cases, records 27,487 cases on Monday

Kerala sees slight dip in daily COVID cases, records 27,487 cases on Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Monday reported 27,487 COVID cases and 65 deaths, informed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan while addressing the media. The test positivity rate was recorded at 27.56. The district-wise statistics of positive cases: Thiruvananthapuram- 3,494, Malappuram- 3,443, Thrissur- 3,280, Ernakulam- 2,834, Kozhikode- 2,522, Palakkad- 2,297, Kollam-2,039, Alappuzha- 1,908, Kannur- 1,838, Kottayam- 1,713, Kasaragod- 919, […]

Kerala to convert fever clinics into COVID clinics in all hospitals, govt issues order

Kerala to convert fever clinics into COVID clinics in all hospitals, govt issues order

Thiruvananthapuram: Observing the worst phase of the COVID pandemic, the Kerala government has issued fresh guidelines to strengthen patient care in the state. As per the guidelines, fever clinics will be converted into COVID clinics in all hospitals. The health department also directed to arrange oxygen beds and 5 ventilators immediately at taluk hospitals. Fever […]

CM calls for strengthening COVID prevention measures; directs to form ward-level committees

CM calls for strengthening COVID prevention measures; directs to form ward-level committees

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has directed to form ward-level committees in each panchayat for COVID-19 prevention activities. The committee should visit each house and collect details of the people, said the CM while addressing a meeting of local body representatives and officials here on Saturday. “Ward-level committees should help the COVID patients during lockdown […]

COVID-19: Highest ever single-day spike in Kerala with 42,464 fresh cases

COVID-19: Highest ever single-day spike in Kerala with 42,464 fresh cases

Thiruvananthapuram: Triggering panic, Kerala has recorded the highest ever single-day spike of 42,464 COVID cases on Thursday. The test positivity rate was registered at 27.28 percent. The death toll touched 5,628 with 62 new fatalities. Ernakulam has been witnessing a steep rise in the daily cases consecutively. The district registered 6,506 fresh cases on Thursday. […]

Govt declares lockdown in Kerala as last resort considering police report

Govt declares lockdown in Kerala as last resort considering police report

Thiruvananthapuram: When the state continued to witness a surge in the COVID cases, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed that complete lockdown will be imposed only as a last resort. But as the daily cases crossed 40,000, the state government was compelled to declare complete lockdown in the state. The government had expected to the restrictions can […]