Sequence of cases goes up to 375 in field; curbs to be tightened

Sequence of cases goes up to 375 in field; curbs to be tightened

The rising spread of COVID-19 in West Kochi remains a effort because the district administration on Thursday determined to enhance curbs while urging folks within the sphere to cooperate with the authorities in making sure containment measures.

Nearly 375 persons in West Kochi like been contaminated until Thursday. It became 356 until Wednesday. The density of persons tested positive is increased in wards 2, 3, 5, 20, 23 and 26. In ward 2 on my own, the different of affected persons is 90. The different of positive cases in West Kochi is increased compared to Chellanam, consistent with respectable estimates.

V.S. Sunil Kumar, Minister for Agriculture, said that stringent containment measures may per chance per chance per chance be in field in West Kochi. Retailers selling essential items may per chance per chance per chance be permitted to operate in containment zones. “We like now got been receiving requests from obvious quarters for opening the entire other shops. This may per chance per chance no longer be allowed,” he said.

The authorities said that the subject in Nellikuzhi panchayat in Kothamangalam remained serious while the subject in Aluva had improved seriously owing to the stringent restrictions imposed within the affected wards. They said that attempting out assignment in West Kochi had been stepped up. About 4,000 tests were performed in West Kochi on my own as on Thursday morning. The different of tests may per chance per chance per chance be increased to 6,000 within the district.

Over 100 cases in Ernakulam

As many as 115 persons tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Ernakulam on Thursday. Of this, 113 obtained contaminated thru contact. Those tested positive belonged to Aayavana, Edakochi, Kizhakkambalam, Kunnathunad, Kottapadi, Kottuvalli, Chellanam, Thammanam, Thirvuankulam, Thiruvaniyoor, Thrikkakara, Pattimattom, Puthrika, Castle Kochi, Mattancherry, Muzhavannur, Vaduthala, Vazhakulam, Vennala, Kumbalam, Vengola and Vadavucode.

A 73-one year-worn native of Thaikattukara in Aluva who became admitted at Govt. Medical College, Ernakulam, after being tested positive died on Thursday. His swab sample became despatched to NIV, Alappuzha, to substantiate that the demise took place attributable to COVID-19. Seven persons persevered to remain serious within the intensive care unit of the neatly being facility, consistent with an respectable release.