Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
"Even though cases are on the rise in Kerala, there need not be a worry like what is seen in north India," informed the Chief Minister
In a statement issued here, RMM leader V.M. Sudhakar said those who are in RMM wanting to join a political party can do after submitting their resignation.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan added that a new law will be passed only after a detailed discussion in the Assembly and gathering opinions of all sides.
This decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and high-ranking officials
The state has been earning accolades from many quarters for the way it has dealt with the pandemic, but the government doesn't want complacency to creep in.
The decision was taken at a meeting Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan held with state Chief Secretary Tom Jose on Monday morning, the sources said.
"Till date, there are 345 confirmed coronavirus cases in the state with 259 patients currently under treatment in hospitals across Kerala."
While four of the nine people had returned from abroad, two had attended the Tablighi Jamaat conference in Delhi and the others contracted the virus through contacts with infected people.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had said that only five people would be allowed at a time in a retail ration outlet as per the social distancing norms.
Kerala went in for a total lockdown from midnight on Monday with 28 new positive cases, the highest on a single day.
The Chief Minister stated that the employees at home must continue their work with the e-office system or by making use of the electronic systems.
While five cases were confirmed in Ernakulam, six were reported in Kasaragod and one case in Palakkad district, says CM
"The state has been put on high alert following confirmation of five coronavirus positive cases. "