Actor turned MP Suresh Gopi tests positive for Covid


The actor and politician made the announcement through his social media page

“Despite precautions, I’ve tested positive for COVID-19. I’ve isolated and quarantined myself. I’m perfectly alright, healthy, and doing fine, other than a mild fever, ” wrote Suresh Gopi on his social media handle. “At this juncture, I urge everyone to make it a point to be very strict with your social distancing methods and keep away from crowds. You keep safe and have the heart to keep others also safe and uninfected,” he added.

Mammootty had also tweeted yesterday that he has tested positive for the virus. Kerala has been witnessing a massive spike in the number of Covid cases of late. Today the TPR surged to 37 percent with over 34000 patients testing positive for the virus. The Health Minister Veena George will be having a meeting with the concerned departments to check if more restrictions are required. The current active case load is at 1.68 lakh. Trivandrum and Ernakulam had over 5000 cases today and the TPR at both districts is higher than an alarming 40 percent. Cases have increased by over 200 percent in the last one week.




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