Second positive case of Novel Coronavirus reported in Kerala
A second positive case of Novel Coronavirus has been reported in Kerala. The patient who has tested positive for the Coronavirus is in an isolation ward in Alapuzha Medical College Hospital. Health Ministry said, the patient is stable and is being closely monitored. The patient has a travel history from China.
The State Health Minister K. K. Shailaja, addressing the media in Kollam, said that the condition of the patient is stable and the infection could only be confirmed after getting the final report. AIR correspondent reports that the preventive measures are strengthened in the State and people are advised to be .
1,793 people are under observation in the state. People who had recently returned from China and other infected regions and those in contact with these people are advised to undergo medical check-up by contacting control rooms and to be in-home quarantine and observation till the incubation period of 28 days is over to avoid the spread of infection.