Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan tests positive for coronavirus

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Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 8 (PTI)Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday tested positive for COVID-19.

  Sourcesfrom the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) told PTI that the CM, who is currently at his residence in Kannur in North Kerala, was asymptomatic.

 'Currently, the chief minister is asymptomatic.

(Photo by Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
(Photo by Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

But he is likely to be shifted to the Kozhikode Medical College,' CMO sources said.

  His daughter Veena Vijayan and son-in-law P A Mohammed Riyas had earlier tested positive.

   Vijayan had extensively travelled across the state as part of the electioneering for the Assembly polls which was held on April 6. PTI UD RRT BN BN