New Delhi, July 19 -- KKerala health minister Veena George said on Monday that two more people have tested positive for Zika virus, taking the state's tally to 37. Of total, seven patients are undergoing treatment.

Monday's cases include a 41-year-old woman from Kattaikonam, Thiruvananthapuram and a 31-year-old doctor from Kumarapuram, George said in a release. The virus was confirmed in tests carried out at the Virology Lab of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College, she said, adding the health of all those infected is satisfactory at present.

Kerala, which is already grappling with an increased spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), saw the outbreak of the Zika virus on July 8 when 14 people were found to be infected. These incl...