Five More People From Kerala Test Positive For Coronavirus
Medical staff, wearing protective suits, hold medical waste as they exit the Special Isolation Ward set up to provide treatment to novel coronavirus patients at Kochi Medical college, in Kerala. (Source: PTI)

Five More People From Kerala Test Positive For Coronavirus


Five more people from Kerala have tested positive for coronavirus, Health minister, K K Shailaja said.

All five hail from Pathnamthitta district.

While three of them had returned from Italy on Feb. 29, two others were their relatives, the minister said.

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All the five have been isolated in Pathnamathitta general hospital and are under observation.

Their tests were confirmed last night.

Earlier, India's first three positive cases had been reported from the state.

All the three patients, medical students from Wuhan, have been treated and discharged from hospitals.

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