Covid-19 | 20 persons among every 100 testing positive in East Godavari
Covid exams are being undertaken among the first contacts.
East Godavari Collector D. Muralidhar Reddy on Sunday claimed that not less than 20% of individuals present process COVID-19 exams in the district have been returning positive outcomes.
Speaking to newsmen after inspecting the District Hospital in Rajamahendravaram, Mr. Muralidhar has stated: “At least 5,000 tests are conducted daily across the district. We are preparing to increase this to 6,000. TRUANT test will be conducted in the towns of Ramachandrapuram, Tuni and Kothapeta from Monday”. The Collector confirmed that the district has been witnessing over one thousand COVID-19 circumstances every day for the previous few days.
“The primary contacts of those tested positive for the COVID-19 will be tested”, stated Mr. Muralidhar.
“We have a sufficient number of beds equipped with oxygen facility in the 27 hospitals designated as COVID-19 hospitals in the district. The authorities concerned have been told to avoid waste of oxygen”, Mr. Muralidhar stated.
The public have been suggested to remain at residence through the daytime and the district authorities have appealed the general public to postpone gatherings and celebrations in the wake of the risingCOVID circumstances in the district.