Ernakulum: Five health care professionals tested positive to COVID in Cherthala in Alapuzha. Of the five healthcare professionals, included one doctor and two nurses. A pregnant woman undergone treatment at Cherthala Taluk Hospital tested positive to COVID last day. Cherthala Corporation asked to shut down Taluk hospital in Cherthala.
Ernakulum is alerted over social transmission of COVID. July 6 onwards 69 contact cases reported in the district. Of the 69 cases, Aluva market alone reports 26 cases and Chellanum reports 11 contact cases. The Aluva panchayath office and main markets in the district are closed down after the fishermen tested positive to the COVID.