Logistic issues, manpower shortage for supply and panic buying are said to be the reasons for the current medicine scarcity.
The former Sahitya Akademi secretary said Facebook took the decision based on a comic video clip he posted about Prime Minister Modi and Amit Shah.
Pinarayi Vijayan, who held a meeting with representatives of local bodies, directed them to mobilise the people and use all their resources to form a strong defence in the fight against COVID-19.
This guide will answer all your queries related to the state-wide lockdown.
Ernakulam is seventh while Kozhikode is ninth in the list prepared by the Centre in an effort to devise measures to curb COVID spread.
Here's a sample of the self-declaration prepared by the Kerala Police.
If you need to step out of your home during lockdown (from May 8 to May 16), you should carry e-passes issued by the Kerala Police.
With this, the number of active COVID cases in the state rose to 4,17,101. Of the new cases, 38,662 contracted the virus through contact while 387 came from outside the state.
Chellanam panchayat recorded the highest TPR in the district with 56.27 per cent.
The political affairs committee decided against singling out or criticising anyone for the drubbing the party had received at the recently concluded Assembly polls.
For those who do not submit the affidavit, the subsequent arrears would be withheld. The affidavits have to be submitted before June 30.
The Devaswom managing the Guruvayur temple has said that weddings booked from May 8 till May 16 will not be permitted and expressed regret for the inconvenience.
Firms supplying pandemic-related, high-demand consumables have been charging different prices due to the absence of a regulator.
The notification, issued on November 27, 2017, had clubbed vacancies of professor, associate professor and assistant professor in different departments into a single unit, and brought it under the reservation norm.
Quick thinking and prompt action by two volunteers ensured immediate medical care for a Covid-infected person at Punnapra in Alappuzha.
A patient in ICU turns saviour for another one in need and help comes in from miles away.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had on Wednesday written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking more vaccines; about 50 lakh doses of Covishield and 25 lakh Covaxin doses.
With this, the number of active COVID cases in the state rose to 4,02,650. Of the new cases, 35,402 contracted the virus through contact while 370 came from outside the state.
The restrictions are in effect from May 8 to 16. Except for employees in essential services, others have been barred from travelling outside during this period.
Health authorities in Alappuzha have launched a probe after the news channels aired visuals of the patient being transported on the motorcycle by two volunteers wearing PPE kits.
The court said that prima facie the government has arrived at rates of RT-PCR tests after conducting a market study.
The government directed persons or entities, holding industrial cylinders, to hand them over to the District Collector, Chairman DDMA or the person authorised by the Chairman at the earliest.
As the pandemic rages, precautions have to be taken even at our homes against COVID-19.
The Nadar Christians have been included in the existing separate three per cent reservation for backward classes, and hence it won’t change the reservation percentile.
Restrictions on containment zones would be strict and uncompromising. Stringent action would be initiated against those venturing outdoors unnecessarily.
As majority of elderly citizens are vaccinated, more youngsters are succumbing to the pandemic. But only a few of these deaths are included in the government's official figures.
In order to facilitate the return of Keralites working in other states, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) will be running special services for two days.
The services began from Thursday night. Three buses are ready to ply from Bengaluru for emergency travel.
The director allegedly borrowed Rs 8 crore from Sreevalsam Group for producing a film.
If Kerala Congress (M) has to be accommodated, CPI would offer it the post of the Chief Whip.
The popular sentiment in the Congress now is against the usual cosmetic changes, but for a total revamp from the booth level to the top leadership.
The court was responding to a plea alleging that private hospitals and testing centres were charging high bills to exploit the pandemic situation and fear of people in the society.
Responding to the allegations, Jerome said she had accepted the vaccine based on Central government guidelines that said all public servants could be inoculated against COVID-19.
The move comes a day after the state recorded 40,000 cases a day for the first time. A police report had also cited the inefficiency of a partial shutdown already in place since Tuesday.
As per the report in a section of the media, headload workers belonging to the union asked for excess money to unload the vaccine boxes and refused to unload it until they were paid the amount they demanded.
The panel's intervention comes at a time when complaints galore that facilities at the public crematoriums here are inadequate to meet the present situation.
With this, the number of active COVID cases in the state rose to 3,90,906. Of the new cases, 39,496 contracted the virus through contact while 265 came from outside the state.
Dr Philipose Mar Chrysostom Mar Thoma Valiya Metropolitan was buried at the special cemetery for bishops besides the St Thomas Marthoma Church in Thiruvalla.
The church authorities sought no permission from anyone concerned to hold the event. They were booked under the Kerala Epidemic Diseases Act (KEDA) and IPC 269.
KC (M) leader and MP Thomas Chazhikadan fired the first salvo after his party’s high-level committee meeting.
A special committee could be assigned to study about the party's defeat in Tanur, Azhikode, Kalamassery and Kozhikode South constituencies.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) will issue an official monsoon forecast on May 15.
The Director General of Prisons made the request in the light of the second wave of Covid 19 in prisons across the state.