In the view of COVID-19 scare, Kerala Police enforced SOPs guidelines in public places on Jan 30. Police will take stringent action against the violators of COVID-19 guidelines. This action has been enforced amid increasing number of COVID cases in the state. As of now, Kerala has 72,482 number of active COVID-19 cases. Speaking on this Malappuram SP Abdul Karim said stringent action will be taken against the offenders of COVID-19 guidelines. "We plan to control and limit the number of new COVID-19 cases in Kerala by enforcing social distancing in public places. We have also made announcements using police vehicles. After issuing warnings for 1-2 days, we will take stringent action," said SP Karim.