Two More Persons Test Positive For Zika Virus In Kerala


Two extra individuals, together with a girl, examined constructive for Zika virus in Kerala on Tuesday, taking the whole variety of infections within the state to 21. A 35-year-old man, hailing from close by Poonthura and a 41-year-old lady, native of Sashtamangalam right here, had been discovered contaminated with the virus, state Health Minister Veena George stated.

She urged folks to be vigilant because the variety of these testing constructive for Zika virus has elevated within the State. The samples had been examined on the virology lab on the authorities medical school right here and on the Coimbatore-based laboratory respectively.

The testing for Zika virus started on the authorities medical school right here on Monday, the minister stated, including {that a} complete of 15 samples had been examined on the preliminary day. One of the individuals, whose pattern was examined, was discovered constructive for dengue and all the opposite 13 samples examined detrimental for any virus, the minister stated.

(PTI)




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