COVID-19: testing measures tightened in Mangaluru
Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) stated on Thursday that if any new COVID-19 optimistic case is reported in a residential residence in town hereafter all of the residing members of that residence shall be categorised as main contacts and they are going to be subjected to pattern testing to stop additional unfold of the an infection.
Commissioner Akshy Sridhar stated in a press release that the positivity price in town presently stood at round 17%. It is critical to extend the testing in all potential contacts and circumstances to comprise the unfold of the an infection.
“It is imperative that the testing should be increased to decrease the spread of new cases. Therefore it becomes important to subject all primary contacts to testing,” he stated.
“We request the complete cooperation of the flat owners’ association and residents of such apartments with the MCC and the Health Department in the best interest of the society,” Mr. Sridhar stated.