Nipah virus outbreak contained in the state, claims Kerala Health Minister
Updated : May 23, 2018 04:49 PM IST
The disease has been confined to Kozhikode and Malappuram districts.
Seventeen people are being treated at the Kozhikode Medical College Hospital.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the dead.