On a day Kerala reported highest single-day spike of 10,606 COVID cases, two sitting ministers too tested positive for the virus that have killed over 900 people in the state.
Minister for Electricity MM Mani and Minister for Higher Education KT Jaleel are the two ministers in the Kerala Cabinet who tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.
Mani has been admitted in Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital and his staff has been instructed to go into self-isolation. KT Jaleel will undergo home quarantine.
With this, five ministers in the Kerala Cabinet have tested positive for the virus. Earlier, Agriculture Minister VS Sunil Kumar, Industries and Sports Minister EP Jayarajan, and Finance Minister Thomas Issac too tested positive for COVID-19.