While appealing to people to not panic, state government officials said that the woman has completely recovered from the infection
Two residents of Anayara aged 26 years and 37 years and one person (25) from Pettah were diagnosed with Zika, the minister said in a release.
According to state health minister Veena George, of the 38 cases, only eight are active.
According to Kerala Health Minister Veena George, of the 37 cases, seven are active and the health of all the infected persons is ‘satisfactory’
A cluster of Zika virus disease has been identified within a 3 kilometre radius in the state’s capital city, Thiruvananthapuram.
Speaking to Outlook, Veena George also dispelled reports that the state is on the brink of a possible third wave of the pandemic.
Steps are being taken for the extermination of mosquitoes in the area to prevent its spread to other places, Health Minister Veena George said.
Kerala Health Minister Veena George confirmed the two new infections, urging people to be vigilant amid the rising number of positive Zika virus cases in the state.
The Centre has rushed a team of experts to the state to monitor the situation.
Of the 19 samples sent from Thiruvananthapuram, 13 health workers, including doctors, are suspected to be positive for Zika
The Zika virus disease, a mosquito-borne viral infection is caused by a virus transmitted primarily by Aedes mosquitoes, which bite during the day.
Six more people tested positive for Zika virus in Rajasthan's Jaipur district, 105 have recovered after treatment.
The state health department also formed a five-member committee on Saturday to investigate, examine and track Zika virus disease in pregnant patients of first trimester.
After the outbreak of Zika virus in Rajasthan, the state government is leaving no stone unturned to take precautionary measures to control the disease from spreading.
The first case surfaced on September 22, when an 85-year-old woman with no recent travel history tested positive for the disease.
Zika is caused by the aedes aegypti mosquito, which also transmits dengue and chikungunya and breeds in open, stagnant water.
The first case had surfaced on September 22 when an 85-year-old woman with no travel history tested positive for the disease.
Blood samples of 450 people, including 168 pregnant women were taken for examining the presence of Zika virus and 29 of them were tested positive.
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