Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan tests Covid-19 positive


Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan tested Covid-19 positive on Thursday, days after his daughter Veena had tested positive for Covid-19.

The CM is stable ,asymptomatic and is not having any other major health issues at present,the Times of India reported.

He will be shifted to the Kozhikode Medical college soon

CM has taken his first Covid jab on March 3.

Meanwhile, with the Covid test positivity ratio in Kerala climbing to above 5 per cent, a high-level meeting held here on Wednesday decided to tighten Covid protocols with immediate effect.

The decision came as it was found that 3,502 people on Wednesday had tested positive from 60,554 samples tested in the past 24 hours.

Across the state, there are now 31,493 Covid positive patients while 11,08,078 people have been cured so far.

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