Mysuru bureaucrats’ face-off comes amid unenviable COVID-19 numbers
District’s document of Test Positivity Rate, day by day infections, deaths per million have remained worrisome
The confrontation between Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri and Mysuru City Corporation Commissioner (MCC) Shilpa Nag, which turned public on Thursday, comes amid Mysuru district’s unenviable COVID-19 numbers that has change into a trigger for concern.
Even although a declining development had begun within the State, Mysuru district’s document of Test Positivity Rate (TPR), day by day infections, in addition to deaths per million (DPM) have remained worrisome.
According to the COVID-19 Positive Cases Analysis of Karnataka State launched by the War Room, Bengaluru, on June 1, Mysuru district not solely tops the State among the many districts in TPR with a staggering 32.83 per cent in opposition to State common of 12.79 per cent for the seven-day interval between May 25 and May 31, the district stands second in DPM with a determine of 546 in opposition to the State common of 422. Mysuru is second solely to Bengaluru Rural, which has a DPM of 680.
Even when it comes to Case Fatality Rate (CFR), Mysuru’s 1.14 per cent is a shade greater than the State common of 1.13 per cent.
Significantly, tempo of decline in day by day infections can be sluggish. While the remainder of the State has witnessed its numbers decline drastically from greater than 45,000-50,000 day by day infections within the first week of May to 14,000-16,000 within the first week of June, the lower in numbers in Mysuru district has not been encouraging.
Mysuru district was reporting anyplace between 2,200 and a couple of,700 day by day infections within the first week of May whereas the determine ranges from 1,100 to 1,700 within the first week of June. Even although a month had handed for the reason that lockdown was imposed within the State, there’s concern among the many residents of Mysuru that the district has not managed to considerably scale back the day by day infections on the price at which the numbers have come down in most different elements of the State together with Bengaluru.
Meanwhile, the discrepancies within the variety of COVID-19 deaths, significantly in Mysuru metropolis, have been highlighted by not solely the media, but in addition folks’s representatives together with former Minister S.R. Mahesh of the JD (S), Pratap Simha, BJP MP, and former MLA M.K. Somashekar of the Congress.