The administration has suspended all the inter-island movements, including ships from Tuesday. However, travel to Lakshadweep is not prohibited. You can visit the islands with a negative test report.
Over the past few days the most number of daily cases of COVID-19 in the country is being reported from Kerala.
Vijayadas, the CPM legislator representing the Kongad assembly constituency in Palakkad district, breathed his last at the Thrissur Medical College Hospital.
Seventeen COVID deaths too were confirmed on the day. With this, COVID death toll rose to 3,480.
The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said. that majority of the adverse event are minor in nature and may or may not be related to the vaccination process.
Out of the 447 adverse events following immunisation, only three required hospitalisation.
Health Minister Shailaja said that no side effects had been reported in any of the 8,062 health workers who were vaccinated on January 16, the first day of the vaccination programme.
With this, the number of active cases in the state reached 68,991.
There are 2,08,826 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 1.98 per cent of the total caseload.
Of the new cases, 5,403 had contracted the virus through contact.