THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The third novel coronavirus case has been reported in India, with another Keralite student who returned from Wuhan university on Monday testing positive for the infection.
Two earlier positive cases, also of students who came back from Wuhan, the epicentre of the epidemic, were reported from Thrissur & Alapuzha districts.
A total of 1,999 people, who have a travel history from China & other affected countries, are under observation in Kerala,of whom 75 are in isolation wards of various hospitals.
The remaining 1,924 are under home quarantine as per a medical bulletin issued on Sunday night.
The minister has made it clear that those under observation at home should keep away from public functions and should not participate in any events or go out of their homes during the 28 day incubation period.