Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 2, 2020: Two days after the first case of Coronavirus infection in India was confirmed in Kerala, the state reported its second positive case. As per a statement from the Union Health Ministry, the second confirmed case has a travel history from China.
While the details of the patient are yet to be revealed, the ministry said that the patient is in isolation in the hospital and is stable.
According to the state health department, health minister KK Shailaja will convene a media briefing at Neendakara Taluk Hospital in Kollam and further details will be revealed.
Earlier, the first confirmed case of nCoV was reported from Thrissur and per the daily bulletin of the department, the health status of the patient remains satisfactory.
The state at present has put 1,793 people who had arrived from corona affected countries under surveillance, of which 1,723 are under home isolation and 70 are admitted in selected isolation facilities.