No new positive case of Nipah; 61 negative results: Kerala govt

12:15 PM Sep 18, 2023 | PTI |

No new Nipah-positive cases were reported in the state since September 16 with 61 more samples of persons who were in the high risk contact list turning up negative for the virus, Kerala government said on Monday.


State Health Minister Veena George told reporters that results of the genomic sequencing, to confirm there was no second wave of the virus outbreak, would be available by evening or tomorrow.

Meanwhile, the Central teams were in the field and surveying all the relevant locations, the minister said.
“One of the teams might go back today,” she added.


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