Health Advisory for Nipah 2023

Dear esteemed visitors and stakeholders,

Kerala Tourism is aware of the concerns regarding a few isolated Nipah cases in Kozhikode district in Northern Kerala. Here are the key updates on the issue.

As soon as the cases were identified, the Government of Kerala, with its strong healthcare system, took prompt action. The affected individuals are under expert care, and those at potential risk are in monitored isolation.

While the situation is contained within a specific district, the vast majority of Kerala’s tourist destinations remain unaffected. Officials of the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Kerala are working in tandem with national health experts to ensure the situation remains under control.

Always refer to Kerala Tourism's official channels for accurate and timely information. Misinformation can lead to unnecessary panic, so it's crucial to stay informed through credible sources. We want to reassure you of our unwavering commitment to your safety and a memorable experience in Kerala. Let's look forward to another magical season in God's Own Country.

P B Nooh IAS Director, Kerala Tourism

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Contact Numbers of District Nodal Officers

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Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India - 695 033
Phone: +91 471 2321132, Fax: +91 471 2322279, E-mail:
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