New Delhi, Aug. 4 -- Union health and family welfare minister Mansukh Mandaviya spoke to Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday regarding the surge in cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the state and sought the state government's cooperation in managing the pandemic. Mandaviya also said he wrote to Vijayan for taking more proactive measures and precautions to control the present situation.

"The central government's team headed by NCDC has returned from Kerala and submitted its report.I have spoken with the chief minister of Kerala, Shri @VijayanPinarayi ji, over the phone and discussed the matter of the rising Covid-19 cases in the state," Mandaviya tweeted and assured complete support from the Centre.

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