Coronavirus, taking the whole number of infected bodies in the nation to 39. Three of the family had lately toured Italy, one of the countries that recorded the most proofs of coronavirus. State Health Minister KK Shailaja said the family did not share their travel history at the airport and were not screened. They also declined to be hospitalised originally and we had to move them,” the minister stated.
- The five people who tested positive are residents of Pathanamthitta district. All have been admitted to the Pathnamathitta general hospital and are under observation.
- “The three persons who travelled to Italy had met some relatives after returning. It was the relatives who approached a hospital with symptoms and they were isolated. The family which travelled to Italy was also isolated later,” the minister said.
India’s first three problems of coronavirus have also come from Kerala. All three inmates — medical pupils from Wuhan — have recovered from the virus.