No new COVID-19 cases in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: In a relief to Kerala, no COVID-19 cases were reported on Friday after witnessing a slight spurt in the past few days, as the hotspots jumped to 80.

"No new cases were reported on Friday and samples of 9 people have returned negative. The active cases in the state touched 102", state Health minister K.K Shailaja said.

It was on March 17 and March 18 that no fresh cases had been reported.

Four people each from Kannur and Kasaragod and one from Ernakulam tested negative on Friday, she said in a press release. Desk: Asianet Online