The district’s COVID-19 caseload rose by 629 cases on Monday, even because the demise toll crossed the 300-mark with six more moderen deaths being attributed to the illness.
The tally now stands at 305. The deceased included a 45-year-old man from Thiruvananthapuram metropolis; a 40-year-old lady from Kalliyoor; a 48-year-old man from Poovar; a 65-year-old lady from Thattathumala; an 89-year-old man from Manacaud and 58-year-old hailing from Thiruchendur, Tamil Nadu.
While Monday’s caseload was decrease in contrast to Saturday and Sunday, the variety of cases in the weak age teams remained excessive.
Local transmission accounted for 415 cases, however the supply of an infection was not instantly recognized in 117 cases.
Seventy-six individuals who examined optimistic had been in dwelling quarantine, 14 folks had arrived from overseas and one individual from one other State, well being officers stated.
Monday’s record included 290 girls and 339 males. Children beneath the age of 15 accounted for 48 cases, whereas 118 folks above the age of 60 additionally examined optimistic. The variety of recoveries stood at 830.
As many as 76 well being staff examined optimistic for COVID-19 in the district on Monday. Five police personnel connected to the Palode station additionally had been identified with the illness.
As on Monday, 11,513 persons are underneath therapy for COVID-19 in the district.
As many as 3,238 folks had been newly quarantined over the previous 24 hours, taking the entire variety of folks underneath surveillance to 31,842. As many as 415 folks had been hospitalised on Monday.
Meanwhile, Minister for Co-operation Kadakampally Surendran convened a gathering on the district collectorate to assess the COVID-19 scenario. The Minister directed officers to guarantee strict enforcement of the COVID-19 protocols.
Shops and different business institutions ought to stringently observe the prevention measures.
Failure to comply would invite stern authorized motion, the Minister stated. Prevention measures can be strengthened in the containment zones in the district.
While the actions associated to COVID-19 prevention is progressing easily in the district, the general public ought to pay extra consideration to the illness containment measures, he stated.
District Collector Navjot Khosa, Rural SP B. Ashokan, DCP Divya Gopinath, District Medical Officer Dr. Okay. S. Shinu, Deputy Collector (Disaster Management) Anu. S. Nair and different officers attended.