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Nipah outbreak: Schools, colleges closed till June 12 in Kozhikode

By Chennabasaveshwar

Schools, colleges and educational institutes in Kozhikode to remain closed till June 12 in the wake of Nipah Virus outbreak.

Nipah outbreak: Schools, colleges closed till June 12 in Kozhikode

The date was initially extended to June 5 in Wayanad, Kannur, and Malappuram, besides Kozhikode and reopened on Friday in rest of Kerala, after summer vacation.

The death toll due to Nipah virus in the state rose to 15, with a 28-year-old man succumbing to the deadly virus in Kozhikode.

Akhil, a native of Karassery, who was undergoing treatment at the Kozhikode Medical college hospital (KMCH) since May 29, died last night, the official said.

Two more persons, confirmed of having contracted the virus are being treated at KMCH.

(With PTI inputs)

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