As many as 1,288 people who were suspected to be potential contacts of the infected patients were quarantined and tested for the infection, with no positive reports to date
Both of them, including a medical student, had been to Kozhikode, the epicenter of the Nipah outbreak, recently.
Earlier, Health Minister Veena George informed the media that people on the contact list would be categorised and high-risk patients would be placed in isolation wards in hospitals.
The complete scrapping of the travel rules comes at a time China is grappling with a sudden spurt in coronavirus infections.
There will be random sampling of 2 per cent of international travellers from all countries on arrival. They can give their samples and will be allowed to leave the airport after that.
It would be most appropriate for them to stay back home for seven days under self-observation.
Health Minister Veena George said the visitors should however undergo the mandatory testing.
Quarantine and testing norms have been changed considering the spike in coronavirus cases.
IUML leader PK Abdu Rabb has warned of a reaction for the government's double standards over implementation of COVID protocol.
Those coming from high-risk countries should remain in quarantine for seven days and under self-observation for seven days.