Kannur : Minister for Industries , EP Jayrajan and wife Indira were diagnosed with novel coronavirus on Friday. They had been quarantined and under observation since a few days at their residence in Kannur.
The results for swabs collected from the couple arrived today, indicating presence of the virus. For quality treatment, the minister and wife have been shifted to government medial college in Kannur, a spokesperson at the minister’s office said.
This is the second time a minister in the state has been infected with Covid-19, virus, the first being Finance Minister Thomas Isaac, who tested positive on 6 September. Four staff at the Minister Jayarajan’s office and few others might have had likewise contact, have been isolated for observation purposes.