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Three more test positive in Kannur

A deserted Caltex Junction in the heart of Kannur city on Tuesday.

A deserted Caltex Junction in the heart of Kannur city on Tuesday.  

Mooriyad resident among infected

Three more persons tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Kannur on Tuesday.

District Collector T.V. Subhash said two were Dubai returnees and the another person contracted the virus from a COVID-19 patient.

Those arrived from Dubai were a 21-year-old from Mooriyad who arrived on March 17 at the Karipur airport, and a 20-year-old resident of Cheruvancheri who arrived at Nedumbassery on March 21. A 40-year-old resident of Mooriyad became infected through contact. All three underwent a swab test on April 26 at the COVID-19 treatment centre at Anjarakandy.

Meanwhile, two more COVID-19 patients were discharged from the hospital on Tuesday.

There are now 2,552 persons under observation. Of the 2,960 samples sent for tests, results of 2,626 turned negative.

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