24 people have been confirmed with COVID 19. 5 recovered. The positive cases were found as: Palakkad-7, Malappuram- 4, Kannur- 3, Pathanamthitta, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur- 2 each, Kasargod, Kozhikode, Ernakulam, Alapuzhya- 1 each. The negative cases of the day are 2 from Thrissur, 1 each from Kannur, Wayanad and Kasaragod.
12 people out if the positive cases are from foreign countries. 8 are from Maharashtra, and 3 from Tamil Nadu. One case from Kannur through contact.
A total of 666 people are confirmed in the State until today, out of which 161 are under treatment. 74,398 people are under observation, out of which 73,865 are under home isolation and 533 are in the hospital. 156 people were admitted to the hospital today. Total samples tested are 48,543, out of which 46,961 are negative.
6090 samples are tested under sentinel surveillance out of which 5728 are negative. There are no hotspots.
We are moving towards a more critical situation as stated yesterday. Even though there are allowances in the restrictions of the lockdown, the coming days will require more restrictions in special areas.
-said the CM.
SSLC,Plus Two exams to begin on 26
The exam dates are rescheduled again. The permission to undertake examinations has beeen given by the central government. The 10th and 12th standard exams will be scheduled from March 26, says Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.