Lockdown In Kerala Extended Till May 30. Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said COVID-19 lockdown regulations would continue in Kerala till May 30. The increase in number of daily Covid deaths in Kerala continued today as the state reported around 142 deaths over the past 24 hours. The number of new infections are coming down, with 29,673 new cases reported today as compared to 30,491 recorded on Thursday.
The government has eased triple lockdown restrictions in the districts Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Thrissur owing to the decreasing number of new cases. Normal lockdown restrictions will be in place in the three districts. The triple lockdown in Malappuram district will continue as such.
Kerala has seen more than 100 deaths due to COVID 19 for the third consecutive day with 142 deaths today. The deaths total toll increased to 6994.
The test positivity rate reported today was 22.22 per cent. Lockdown was first imposed during the period May 8 to May 16 and later got extended, and again got extended to May 30, 2021 in order to contain the second wave of COVID.