Six more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Kerala, and the total number of infected people now stood at 12, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Tuesday.
The affected include three who had come from Italy and eight who came in contact with them, Vijayan told reporters after a special cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
A three-year-old child, who returned along with his parents from the European nation, had tested positive in Kochi on Monday.
The samples of his parents have also been sent for testing and the results are awaited, Vijayan said.
Totally, 1,116 people are under surveillance in the state and 149 in various hospitals, he said.