Malappuram collector among 23 officials test Covid positive

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 14 : The Covid work in Kerala’s Malappuram district took a turn for the worse when District Collector K.Gopalakrishnan, his deputy and 21 other of his staff in the collectorate turned Covid positive on Friday.

This new development comes at a time when the district Police chief Abdul Karim tested Covid positive on Thursday.

Gopalakrishnan on August 7 took active part in the operations following the crash landing of the Air India Express flight from Dubai in a gorge at the Karipur airport in Kozhikode. However he had gone into self isolation after that and he tested positive on Friday.

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Malappuram has the second highest number of Covid positive cases — 1,965 cases, after the state capital district.

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