Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Sunday informed that there were two new coronavirus positive cases in the state, taking the total number presently under treatment to 194.
In all, the tally of those presently affected and cured stands at 373.
"Today there are 1,16,125 people under observation at homes and 816 at various hospitals in the state," said Shailaja and pointed out that the two who tested positive on Sunday had come from the Middle East.
Two deaths had been reported previously, but those patients had other serious underlying ailments.
On Saturday, a 71-year-old Mahe resident who turned positive on April 7 passed away at Pariyaram Medical College hospital, Kannur. He was a chronic kidney patient.