COVID-19 circumstances cross 100 in Wayanad


The variety of recent COVID-19 circumstances in Wayanad crossed the 100-mark on Friday, with 124 individuals testing constructive for SARS-CoV-2.

With this, the variety of energetic circumstances within the district rose to 557. All of the contaminated individuals contracted the virus by native transmission, District Medical Officer (DMO) R. Renuka stated.

The very best variety of circumstances was reported from Valad in Thavinhal grama panchayat.

Valad cluster

Whereas 192 circumstances have been reported from the Valad cluster, eight circumstances have been reported from Kellur, three from Payyampally, two every from Moolithodu, Echom, and Nalloornad and one case every from Kunhome, Alattil, Panamaram, and Kottathara, Dr. Renuka stated.

Two individuals from Thrissur district additionally examined constructive for the virus.

A complete of 313 individuals have been cured of the illness to this point, the DMO stated.

As many as 2,596 individuals are underneath statement.

One arrested

In the meantime, the Thalappuzha police arrested a 36-year-old man on Friday on the cost of spreading false information about COVID-19 on social media.

Abdul Rasheed of Koodam Kunnu Kunneth home at Valad was arrested for allegedly asking the general public not go for antigen exams, claiming that meals and medicines weren’t being supplied to these admitted to first-line remedy centres (FLTCs) following the check, District Police Chief R. Ilango stated.

The officer clarified that each one amenities have been accessible for sufferers in any respect FLTCs within the district.

In Thrissur

As many as 60 COVID-19 circumstances have been reported in Thrissur district on Friday. At current, there are 469 energetic circumstances. Fifty-one individuals contracted the virus by contact, whereas the supply of an infection in two individuals just isn’t but identified. 9 individuals got here from overseas and different States. There have been 22 circumstances by native contact in Irnjalakuda on Friday.

4 have been contaminated from the Pattambi cluster and two from the Chalakudy cluster. As well as, 21 extra have been contaminated by contact on Friday.

Wadakkanchery city was declared a containment zone.

Policemen in quarantine

Fourteen policemen connected to the Thrissur East station have been despatched into quarantine as a person who was taken into custody from Thrissur in suspicious circumstances on July 28 examined constructive.

In Kasaragod

In Kasaragod, 52 individuals examined constructive for SARS-COV-2 on Friday. Forty-seven individuals received contaminated by contact, whereas two got here from overseas and three from different States.

As many as 3,521 individuals are underneath statement within the district.

In Kannur

In Kannur, 14 individuals, together with 5 well being employees, examined constructive for SARS-COV-2. Of these affected, 5 got here from different States, and 5 are well being employees from the Kannur Authorities Medical Faculty, whereas 4 have been contaminated by contact.

(With inputs from Thrissur, Kasaragod and Kannur bureaus)

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