Thiruvananthapuram: Six more coronavirus cases were affirmed Tuesday in Kerala, taking the all out number of tainted to 12 as the administration chose to force serious limitations, including conclusion of instructive foundations and film houses till the month end, in an offer to stop its further spread.
Declaring the most recent cases at a media collaboration here after an uncommon bureau meeting held to talk about the coronavirus circumstance, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said at any rate 1,116 individuals are under perception – 149 in disengagement wards of different emergency clinics and 967 under home isolate.
The new cases are companions and family members of Italy-returned couple and their child who had Saturday tried positive for the savage infection alongside two other kinfolk remaining with them at their home in Rane in Pathanamthitta locale, Health Minister KK Shailaja, who was additionally present, educated. The matured guardians of the couple are among the six most recent positive cases, she said.
Other than these 11, a three-year kid who returned alongside his folks from Italy, tried positive Monday in Kochi.
Kerala has been hit constantly round of coronavirus cases after the nation’s initial three positive cases in the state were effectively relieved and released from medical clinics a month ago.
Vijayan said schools and universities and films would stay shut in Kerala till March 31.
Classes from I to VII norms all things considered – state, CBSE and ICSE sheets – will stay shut and assessments which have started for them will be required to be postponed.
Assessments for class X, Plus Two and professional higher optional will be that as it may, proceed. Last assessments of class eight and nine additionally will continue obviously. Understudies under perception would be allowed to compose assessments in a unique room, the Chief Minister educated.
“This is when huge number of celebrations is held in Kerala in which scores of individuals take an interest. At this crossroads, it will be unsafe if such social affairs are held as it could help in spread of the infection,” Vijayan said. “So it is smarter to cancel such merriments,” he included.
“As the slope sanctuary Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala will re-open March 13, month to month poojas can be held, yet at this point lovers ought to stay away from darshan,” Vijayan said.
Among different limitations, Vijayan said marriage customs can be held, however huge social event of individuals ought to be stayed away from.