Journo among ten new COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 29 (PTI) A television journalist and three healthcare workers were among the ten people who tested positive for COVID-19 in Kerala on Wednesday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.

The journalist from Kasaragod became the first from the media to test positive for coronavirus in the state.

Media personnelneed to be careful and should exercise caution while engaging in news gathering,Vijayan told reporters here.

Of the new cases, six were reported from Kollam, two each from Thiruvananthapuram andKasaragod.

Ten people tested negative on Wednesday, the Chief Minister added.

As of Tuesday, the state had 123 active cases while the aggregate stood at 485. PTI UD VS VS