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Two More Test Positive for Zika Virus in Kerala, Total Reported Cases 37: State Health Min

Earlier in the day, a meeting of the state revenue and health ministers was held on dealing with the Zika virus. (Representational photo.)

Earlier in the day, a meeting of the state revenue and health ministers was held on dealing with the Zika virus. (Representational photo.)

The virus was confirmed in tests conducted at the Virology Lab of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, the minister said and added that the health of all the infected persons was satisfactory presently.

Two more people have tested positive for Zika virus in the state taking the total reported cases of the infection to 37, of which 7 are active, Kerala Health Minister Veena George said on Monday. A 41-year-old woman from Kattaikonam, Thiruvananthapuram and a doctor (31) from Kumarapuram were diagnosed with the virus, she said in a release.

The virus was confirmed in tests conducted at the Virology Lab of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, the minister said and added that the health of all the infected persons was satisfactory presently.

On July 16, a meeting was held by state Revenue Minister K Rajan and George on working together, along with the Local Self Government department, for preventing spread of communicable diseases and to strengthen the sanitation committees at the ward level.

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first published:July 16, 2021, 19:00 IST