COVID-19: Three more fresh cases in Kerala, number goes up to 24

Medical officers measure body temperature of passengers, at Railway station in Kochi on Monday.

Thiruvananthapuram: Three more people have tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala on Monday, taking the number of active cases to 24, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.

While two people tested positive in Malappuram, one positive case was from Kasaragod district, Vijiyan told reporters after presiding over a meeting to review the virus situation and an all party meeting here.

“The total number of people under surveillance are 12,450, of whom 270 are in hospitals and the rest under home quarantine,” he said.

At least 72 people were admitted to various hospitals on Monday.

All political parties extended their cooperation and willingness to work together to combat the coronavirus threat, the chief minister added.