There are 168 people in the contact list. There are 158 people in the contact list of the first case.
Kozhikode: Health Minister Veena George has confirmed Nipah in four people in Kerala. Two people who have died and two people who are undergoing treatment have been confirmed infected. Veena George shared more information about Nipah after getting the sample test results from the Pune Institute of Virology.
First confirmed by the deceased’s 9-year-old son and 24-year-old brother-in-law. A four-year-old daughter is negative. His brother-in-law’s 10-month-old baby is also negative. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandavya had earlier announced that both the deceased had tested positive, but the state did not confirm.
There are 168 people in the contact list. There are 158 people in the contact list of the first case. 127 of them are health workers. The remaining 31 people are at home and around. In the second case, there are more than 100 people in the contact list. However, only 10 people have been identified.
The operation of the control rooms has started. Those in the contact list will be classified into high risk and low risk. CCTV footage of the hospitals they have visited will be checked to find out who they have been in close contact with. The help of the police will also be sought.