New York News
No new Nipah positive cases were reported in the state since September 16 with 61 more samples of persons who were in the high risk contact list turning up negative for the virus, Kerala government said on Monday. State Health Minister Veena George told reporters that results of the genomic sequencing, to confirm there was no second wave of the virus outbreak, would be available by evening or tomorrow.
Meanwhile, the Central teams were in the field and surveying all the relevant locations, the minister said.
“One of the teams might go back today,” she added.
The last Nipah positive case reported in the state was on September 15.
The minister on Sunday had said that the situation was under control presently.
George had also said the four infected persons, including a nine-year-old boy, were getting better and the child has been taken off ventilator for the time being