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16 new cases in Kannur

Sixteen more people tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Kannur on Saturday taking the number of patients in the district to 166. Of them, 119 have been discharged from hospitals.

Collector T.V. Subhash said of the positive cases, six were expatriates, six came from other States, and the rest contacts of infected persons.

Of the expatriates, four persons came to Karipur from Dubai on May 7. They included a 64-year-old man from Panur, a 65-year-old man from Puzhathi, a 55-year-old man from Thalassery, and a 61-year-old man from Pinarayi.

Other expatriates included a 21-year-old woman from Bakkalam, who reached Kannur ...

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