Pathanamthitta reaches out to migrant workers
In view of the rising COVID-19 state of affairs within the district, the authorities have begun gathering particulars of the inter-State migrant workers tenting in Pathanamthitta.
Officials mentioned the small print being collected included the native place, date of arrival and the vaccination standing, amongst others. To tackle considerations over the pandemic amongst these migrants, consciousness programmes shall be performed, apart from offering them with updates on the vaccination centres within the district.
A management room collectively operated by the district administration and the Labour Department, which can perform around the clock, too has been opened for the migrant workers.
Meanwhile, the Pathanamthitta municipality on Sunday will carry out a disinfection drive in public locations together with the bus stations and the General Hospital right here.
933 circumstances in Pathanamthitta
In the district, 933 individuals examined optimistic for the virus an infection on Saturday. Of the brand new circumstances, 883 individuals contracted the virus by native transmission whereas the contract sources of 23 individuals are but to be ascertained.
With 66 circumstances, Ranni-Pazhavangadi reported the very best variety of circumstances whereas the Pathanamthitta municipality adopted intently with 57 circumstances. The district additionally reported two COVID-19 associated deaths through the day.
While the overall take a look at positivity price for the district stands at 8.48%, the common take a look at positivity for the previous one week rose to 15.67%.
Official sources mentioned the rising variety of medium and high-risk circumstances taking a gradual rise has put the case load administration within the district below extreme stress. They attributed the sudden sky-rocketing of circumstances primarily to violation of room isolation norms.
“It has been noticed that the number of cases due to local transmission stands very high in the district and the violation of room isolation protocols is one of the primary reasons for this. Patients who are undergoing home treatment should strictly follow the guidelines,” mentioned A.L. Sheeja, District Medical Officer, Pathanamthitta.