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Delta variant of Covid looming large, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan warns

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday, saying that the coronavirus cases in the state have decreased by 42% but asked the people to continue exercising caution.

Speaking to reporters after the daily Covid-19 evaluation meet, CM Vijayan said that the third wave can be prevented "if we all are vigilant as a community".

"We should continue to exercise caution as during the lockdown phase. Strict precautions should be taken as we are now facing a highly contagious delta variant of the virus. There is also a possibility that the third wave may be due to the emergence of the Covid-19 virus, which is more genetically modified than the delta virus," the Kerala CM said.

CM Vijayan said the state government is making the necessary

hospital covid-19 testing

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