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Congress, BJP slam CPI-M for massive spurt in Covid cases in Kerala; Health Min denies

The Siasat | 21/01/2022 05:15 PM | Click to read full article

The Congress and the BJP on Friday held the ruling CPI-M responsible for the alarming spike in the Covid-19 cases in the state, a charge denied by state Health Minister Veena George.

With the test positivity rate breaching the 40 per cent-mark and the state recording the highest ever daily new cases over 46,000 on Thursday, the two parties said that the CPI-M’s marathon district party meetings had turned into a “super-spreader”.