THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The fears of a pointy rise in Covid-19 instances within the state after the elections are coming true with the state reporting 4,353 new sufferers on Thursday, a rise of greater than 800 in 24 hours.
The scenario has warranted the well being division to up the vigil and it warned that the following three weeks could be essential. In a bid to comprise the unfold of an infection, the division has strengthened the ‘Again to Fundamentals’ marketing campaign. It has additionally determined to extend the variety of exams.
The voters and individuals who took half in electioneering ought to endure Covid-19 exams in the event that they develop signs reminiscent of fever, cough, chilly and throat ache, it acknowledged. “Within the wake of extreme unfold in different states, we advise individuals to not neglect SMS (Sanitise- Masks-Social distancing) which has been an efficient main step towards Covid-19.
Sporting a masks correctly by protecting your mouth and nostril is probably the most essential half in combating the illness. Stringent motion might be taken towards individuals not sporting masks in public,” stated Well being Minister Ok Ok Shailaja, in an announcement.