Flooded areas to be sanitised with salt hypochlorite
Generally, infections find cold temperatures beneficial, and the exact same is prepared for with COVID-19
GHMC workers trying to fix a road near Falaknuma flyover that collapsed throughout Saturday’s heavy rainstorm.
Usually, infections find cold temperatures beneficial, and the exact same is expected with COVID-19
Countless Hyderabadis who are still reeling under reeling under COVID-19 are dealing with another difficulty. Apart from possible spike in COVID-19 cases, the silt, filth, dirty water that the recent floods in Hyderabad has brought into and around houses the danger of water-borne, food-borne and mosquito-borne diseases.
From the past seven months, the Health Department authorities have actually been prompting people to wear masks, keep physical distance and hand hygiene, to prevent COVID-19
Because of the perpetual rains in the past couple of days and its consequences, the authorities included another precaution – which is to – consume hot food, beverage water which is boiled and cooled off.
Apart from the gusty rains on October 13, the rains on Saturday night caused inundation in more locations.
The localities in Hyderabad which are inundated will be sanitised utilizing sodium hypochlorite service after clearing silt and trash, said Telangana Director of Public Heath Dr. G. Srinivasa Rao when asked if COVID-19 may spread further in the localities because coronavirus spreads through droplets.
As asymptomatic COVID-19 patients too may spread the virus, one such client in rain relief camps in the city might contaminate other people. To avoid this, the State Health Department staff is performing Quick Antigen Tests on individuals who are rescued from swamped localities. Around 182 health camps are held at rain relief centres.
The COVID-19 tests were conducted on around 2,000 people who revealed symptoms of COVID-19, and 19 have actually tested positives. An overall of 14,961 individuals were taken a look at for different diseases at the camps. Of them, 1,055 were spotted with fever, and 235 had diarrhoea.
There are two more elements which could result in increase in COVID-19 cases – upcoming festivals and winter seasons. Dussera, Diwali, Christmas will be celebrated in coming days. Currently, Bathukamma is being celebrated.
The officials prompted people to prevent mass events, and to celebrate the celebrations with member of the family.
Generally, viruses find cold temperatures favourable. The exact same is prepared for with coronavirus.
Dr Srinivasa stressed that coming months till January is vital and asked individuals to continue maintaining preventative measures. The Health Department has actually introduced special campaign to promote precautionary measures. Posters, jingles and animation videos were introduced on Sunday as part of the project.
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