Kerala will purchase vaccine directly from manufactures, declares CM

Kerala will purchase vaccine directly from manufactures, declares CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has informed that the state government will purchase vaccine directly from the manufactures without waiting for the share from the central government. “We have requested the centre to supply enough stock of the vaccine. I hope they will take a decision on this matter. Since time is precious, we have […]

Vaccine price: Kerala may face liability of crores

Vaccine price: Kerala may face liability of crores

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government will face liability of crores as the central government changed its policy and decided to charge a high price for COVID vaccine. The Kerala government had decided to administer the COVID vaccine free of cost irrespective of the price charged by the companies. It is observed that the new government which […]

No lockdown in Kerala for now, says Pinarayi Vijayan

No lockdown in Kerala for now, says Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that lockdown will not be implemented for now in the state, which witnessed the highest single day surge of COVID-19 cases, but there would be strict restrictions, especially in districts where the Test Positivity Rate (TPR) is high. He said the LDF government has increased and improved the […]

COVID: Quarantine, isolation guidelines revised in Kerala

COVID: Quarantine, isolation guidelines revised in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The health department has revised the guidelines for Covid-19 quarantine and isolation in the state. Those who test positive for Covid-19 through lab checkup will be given treatment as per doctor’s instruction. Once the patients are discharged as per the rules, they should avoid travelling and social interaction for 7 days. High Risk Primary […]

Thrissur Pooram: No sample firework, ‘Kudamattam’ to be held as symbolic

Thrissur Pooram: No sample firework, ‘Kudamattam’ to be held as symbolic

Thrissur: Amid the second wave of the pandemic, the authorities decided to conduct Thrissur Pooram without allowing the public. A ll rituals of Pooram except ‘Chamaya Pradarshanam’ (display of caparisons) will be carried out this time. The entry of ‘Khadaka Pooram’ (small Pooram) from nearby temples and ‘Ilanjithara Melam’ will be carried out as per […]

Vigilance to interrogate KM Shaji’s wife soon

Vigilance to interrogate KM Shaji’s wife soon

Kozhikode: Vigilance officials have informed that MLA KM Shaji’ s wife will be questioned soon in connection with the case for illegal accumulation of wealth. It is reported that the officials decided to question the MLA’s wife as most of the property documents seized from the residence carried her name also. Vigilance also asked PWD […]

Health minister enters quarantine after son, daughter-in-law test COVID positive

Health minister enters quarantine after son, daughter-in-law test COVID positive

Thiruvananthapuram: Health minister KK Shailaja entered self-quarantine after her son Sobhith and daughter-in-law tested positive for COVID-19. The minister informed the matter through her Facebook page. She also confirmed that she doesn’t have any symptoms of the infection so far. The minister will coordinate the COVID-19 preventive activities online and by phone.

New curbs in Kerala amid surging Covid cases; weddings, functions to be registered in advance

New curbs in Kerala amid surging Covid cases; weddings, functions to be registered in advance

Thiruvananthapuram: With COVID-19 cases soaring in Kerala, the state governmenthas decided to impose restrictions, including making it mandatory for registration of weddings and house warming ceremonies. According to a government order on Saturday, details of public functions, including ceremonies like marriage and house warming, should be registered on the ‘COVID-19 jagratha portal’ in advance. The number […]