The court noted that the "snake homicide" was one of the "rarest of the rare" cases.
The deadly Nipah virus can be spread from person to person, and through the consumption of contaminated fruit.
Over the past weekend, the Thanneermukkom village in the Alappuzha district of Kerala, India, made it mandatory for residents to carry an umbrella when stepping outside, as an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Among the victims of Jolly Shaju's string of poisonings were her husband, her in-laws and a two-year-old child.
Yoga cannot bring you "close to god," the Syro-Malabar Church said in a report.
"If mothers wear jeans and shirts and dress like men, they will beget children who are transgenders."
"Don't stare, we are breastfeeding!"
Authorities have canceled medical leave for hospital staff and bought new hospital beds to try to deal with the crisis.