An appeal authority will be set up to address the complaints over the bills. Complaints can also be filed with the district medical officer concerned.
The body was handed over to the relatives after wrapping it as per the COVID-19 protocol. However, the relatives took the body to their worshipping place for washing it as per their religious custom.
In his virtual address at the 25th meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) on Saturday to discuss the pandemic situation, Vardhan said 180 districts have showed no fresh cases in the last seven days.
Besides them, 932 other convicted prisoners may also be released temporarily soon while around 350 remand prisoners would be freed on interim bail.
An Indigo regular flight carrying the Covishield vaccine landed at Cochin International Airport at 11.50 am.
The accident happened around 6am on Monday at Madavana Junction in Kochi, when she moved her scooter after receiving the green signal.
The KSEB will send a link via SMS. By clicking on this link, the consumer’s details and the columns in which the reading needs to be entered will appear on the screen.
VaU (Ventilation Assist Unit) is a low-cost machine equivalent to high-end ventilators that could work with either medical air/oxygen or with ambient air.
Dinoop, 30, is a native of Kuttiady in Kozhikode. He stole the bus (P P Travels) from the Kuttiady New Bus Stand around 7pm on Saturday. The bus is owned by Kuttiady native Ayub.
Antyodaya Anna Yojana (yellow) ration card-holders will get the kit, with 10 items, in the first phase.
The Police Association has demanded the State police chief to allow quarantine to primary contacts within the force, and also to provide safety equipment such as masks and face shields to the officers.
The 14 districts in Kerala have come up with several helpline numbers to assist the public, physically and mentally affected by the COVID-19.
Government estimates put the number of intensive care unit beds in the State at 2,857, and ventilators at 2,293.
It is this patient-first approach, and not any new strategy to adapt to the COVID-19 situation, that has kept Punalur Taluk hospital battle-ready.
With this, Kerala's total COVID-19 numbers crossed 19 lakh.
As per the new action plan, fever clinics in all hospitals will be converted into Covid clinics.
He was the chief reporter of Mathrubhumi News in Kochi.
The workers who unloaded the cylinders refused to accept any payment. Union leaders said that the headload workers, in various parts of the district, were ready to volunteer for Covid preventive efforts.
Hundreds of pregnant women are reaching hospitals even as the second wave of the pandemic is tearing through the State.
Opposing Shailaja, a central committee member argued that the strict implementation of the two-term norm helped the party register a thumping win in the Assembly polls, and hence only fresh faces should be included in the cabinet.
The observers, former Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha M Mallikarjun Kharge and former Chief Minister of Puducherry V Vaithilingam, are expected in Kerala after the lockdown.
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.