The health minister said intense preventive measures should be launched in areas and hospitals where the chances of Zika infection is high.
The onset of monsoon is likely to fester a plenitude of diseases in Kerala including dengue, malaria, and leptospirosis, or rat fever.
The lab technician M V Sajeevan who belongs to Velliparamba, is also in charge of the malaria laboratory of seven districts.
The Bubonic plague, dubbed Black Death, is the most fatal pandemic recorded in human history. It had caused about 50 million deaths across Africa, Asia and Europe in the past.
Doctor Li Wenliang was the first to report about the virus way back in December last year when it first emerged in Wuhan, the provincial capital of China's central Hubei province.
All those who have been diagnosed with the disease hail from the Thirunelli area.