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Kerala saw five new cases of Zika virus infection on Thursday, informed state's Health Minister Veena George. With this, the total number of Zika virus cases in the state has now reached 61.

Currently, there are seven active Zika virus cases, George further added.

The five new patients are residents of Thiruvananthapuram.

Tests conducted in Thiruvananthapuram and Alappuzha, indicated that the five have contracted the virus, she told news agency PTI.

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