The lockdown in Kerala has been extended till May 30 while the triple lockdown will continue in Malappuram district only.
“The average test positivity rate for the last three days is 23.3%. While the TPR is more in Malappuram, it is decreasing in other districts. Active cases are declining in all districts,” Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said while addressing a press conference here this evening.
“Covid is still spreading. In the districts where triple lockdown was imposed, except in Malappuram, TPR has come down below 25% and the number of active cases has come down,” he said.
“Therefore, the triple lockdown will be exempted in Ernakulam, Thrissur and Thiruvananthapuram districts from tomorrow morning (May 22). Triple lockdown will continue in Malappuram while the regular lockdown will continue in all other districts,” the CM added.