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    234 more cases on Kollam list


    Active cases now 2,409; 229 of fresh cases are through contact.

    Active cases now 2,409; 229 of fresh cases are through contact.

    The variety of active cases in the district touched 2,409 with 234 more individuals testing favorable for SARS-CoV-2 on Tuesday.

    The patients include 229 contact cases, 3 persons from abroad, and two others who had taken a trip from Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Kollam Corporation has the highest variety of brand-new clients with 57 individuals testing favorable while Thevalakkara and Karunagappally also reported a spike with 22 and 19 cases respectively.

    Kollam presently has 21,212 individuals under observation and the total variety of samples gathered is 1,50,966 While 738 persons finished house quarantine on Wednesday, the Health Department has actually traced 29,377 main and 6,279 secondary contacts of the favorable cases. At present 16 COVID-19 first-line treatment centres (FLTCs) are running in the district and the number of recoveries on Tuesday is 151.

    So far, more than 250 persons from the district have been placed in home care and almost 50 patients among them have actually recuperated. The Health Department has actually allowed home seclusion for asymptomatic COVID-19 clients following the WHO procedure. “Patients in house care ought to take medicines in addition to a well balanced diet and have correct sleep as per the directions of medical officer. If they establish any signs, the authorities must be informed and asymptomatic clients ought to take antigen or RT-PCR test on the 10 th day,” said Dr R. Sreelatha, District Medical Officer.



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