Stringent measures in Wayanad to contain the pandemic
The Wayanad district administration is gearing up to undertake stringent steps to contain the second wave of COVID-19.
“The next two weeks are going to be very critical as the test positivity rate in the district is increasing,” District Collector Adeela Abdulla stated. The present take a look at positivity fee is 5.6 % in the district as towards 3% just a few weeks in the past, Ms. Abdulla stated.
The main outbreak of the pandemic has been reported in Sulthan Bathery and Kalpetta Municipality in addition to in Panamaram grama panchayat of the 25 civic our bodies in the district, she stated.
As many as 50 to 72 constructive circumstances are reporting daily in these civic our bodies whereas the variety of constructive circumstances in Mananthavady Municipality and Kaniyampetta, Vythiri, Meppadi and Nenmeni grama panchayats is 38 to 50 circumstances a day.
The lowest variety of circumstances are being reported in Thondarnadu, Thirunelly, Muppainad, and Noolpuzha grama panchayats. Seven to 13 constructive circumstances are reporting in these panchayats a day, she stated.
As the current spike in coronavirus circumstances is spreading sooner in the nation in contrast with final 12 months, the public in the district must be vigilant and make efforts to struggle the pandemic, she stated.
The sero-surveillance examine to monitor the development of SARS-CoV-2 an infection transmission in the district revealed that solely beneath 10% of the individuals might obtain immunity towards the pandemic.
However, the pandemic has affected beneath one per cent of tribal inhabitants in the district to date. Hence, it was feared that the positivity fee may enhance in the coming days, Ms. Abdulla stated.
Sample assortment and checks could be intensified in the coming days. Stringent steps could be adopted to contain the pandemic in coming days, she stated. The deployment of sectoral officers could be strengthened to guarantee adherence to the COVID-19 protocol as part of it, she stated .
As many as 117 camps have been arrange in the district to administer the vaccine to individuals above 45 years.