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Wednesday, 22 May 2024 1.55 PM IST

Health dept presages COVID spike after New Year's Eve

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It is presaged that the state may see a spike in COVID cases after the New Year celebrations on December 31. The health department has advised caution while mask is made mandatory everywhere in the state on December 31 night.

Kerala accounts for nearly half of the number of confirmed cases in the country and the trend is continuing with new cases emerging daily. It is amidst such a scare that the health department has warned about a rise in COVID cases due to crowding on New Year’s Eve.

Omicron and JN-1, the variants of COVID-19 are expected to spread among people if flouted the safety measures. It is also suggested that masks should be made mandatory in places where people gather. In Karnataka, seven days of isolation has also been made mandatory in case of a confirmed case of Covid.

Amidst the festive eve, the scare of Covid variants spreading warrants attention.

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