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Kerala FM Thomas Isaac tests positive for coronavirus

Published Sep 7, 2020, 8:10 am IST
Updated Sep 7, 2020, 8:11 am IST
Kerala FM tests positive for COVID-19. (PTI Photo)
 Kerala FM tests positive for COVID-19. (PTI Photo)

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Finance Minister Dr T M Thomas Isaac tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, the first in the cabinet to contract the infection, and has been shifted to the medical college hospital here, official said.

His swab samples were taken as he had a minor cold and he tested positive on Sunday, they said.

He is the first minister in the cabinet to test positive for COVID-19, official said.

"All other staff have tested negative. The minister has been shifted to the medical college," the official said.

Kerala on Sunday reported its highest ever single-day spurt in COVID-19 cases with 3,082 people testing positive for the virus and 10 related fatalities, taking the total infection count in the state to 87,840.



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