While this has served as a cause for relief, the health department has cautioned that the district is likely to see yet another spike in cases, post the ensuing local body polls.
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The report delves deeper into various roles of the LSGs like spreading awareness, implementation of quarantine and lockdown guidelines, and reaching essential services to people under quarantine.
Sickle cell patients need to undergo blood test at least once in a month, but fear of Covid is preventing them from stepping out of their homes.
District Medical Officer K S Shinu said people should take the initiative to protect the elderly and those with comorbidities in their families.
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The state achieved another milestone in its fight against Covid-19 on Monday as the total recovered cases in the state crossed the three lakh-mark.
A slew of recent incidents in which Covid patients died because of lapses at MCHs bare the inadequacies glossed over by health dept and stress undergone by medical staff in never-ending battle
Gandhi termed Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan's comment that the Kerala government lowered its guard on Covid-19 preventive steps as "unfortunate".
As part of the plan, Gazetted officers of various departments will be appointed as sector magistrates and Covid Sentinels in local bodies (depending on the area of the local body to be monitored).
This is happening when every district is demanding more healthcare staff to manage Covid at tertiary care hospitals and second-line and first-line treatment centres.
In the vulnerable category, 88 children under 15 years and 106 above 60 years got infected.
With 11,016 confirmed cases, out of which 7,409 recovered completely so far, the district’s current recovery rate of 67.3 per cent is relatively better, compared with other cities, say experts.
State’s single-day Covid case count crosses 4,000-mark for the third consecutive day; Pinarayi cites carelessness as the driving factor for the surging viral spread.