Kerala

23 more Omicron cases in State

A man gives nasal swab sample for COVID-19 test at GLP School at Thiruvalathoor in Kodumbu in Palakkad.

A man gives nasal swab sample for COVID-19 test at GLP School at Thiruvalathoor in Kodumbu in Palakkad.

Kerala has detected 23 more Omicron cases from its samples that tested positive for COVID-19, taking the total number of Omicron cases in the State to 328.

All new cases, except one were detected in samples from international travellers who reached the State. One case was detected in a contact.

Of the new cases detected, 11 were from Thiruvananthapuram, four from Kollam, three from Kottayam, while one each were reported from Alappuzha, Thrissur and Kozhikode. Two cases were detected in two Tamil Nadu natives from UAE.

A total of 33 cases out of the 328 Omicron cases have been reported in contacts.


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