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Thursday, 23 September 2021 2.35 PM IST

Kerala reports two more cases of Zika virus

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala on Sunday confirmed two more cases of Zika virus, taking the tally of mosquito-borne infection to 48 in the state.

"Two more persons have tested positive for the Zika virus in Kerala. The total number of Zika virus cases in the state is 48," Health Minister Veena George's Office informed on Sunday.

The virus was confirmed in a test conducted at the virology lab of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College. The minister informed that a 27-year-old woman from Kazhakkoottam and a 37-year-old woman from Pangappara were diagnosed with the disease. There are currently 4 active patients. Everyone's health is satisfactory, the minister added.

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