1245 newly reported suspected cases are under medical screening as they exposed to Corona suspected contacts. Fourteen suspected people are isolated at Kozhikode Medical College Hospital while four others in Beach Hospital isolation ward.Eight eight samples have been sent for test.Sixty eight of these samples are negative.Twenty reports are still awaited,said District Medical Officer Dr.V.Jayashree.
Minister for Labour and Excise TP Ramakrishnan has urged local body institutions to work with alertness.Officials and people’s representatives should join hands to fight Covid-19. He was addressing local body leaders,and officilas in the district at Civil Station Planning Secretariate Hall,today.
“Social gatherings, festivals and celebrations are to be avoided to control the spread of Covid-19.”
“Local body presidents should intervene and reach in consensus to avoid public functions under their jurisdiction rather than imposing legal actions.”-the minister said.
MLAs,local body heads,District Collector V.Smba Siva Rao and DMO Dr.V.Jayashree attended the meeting.