NIPAH: 3 test results were also negative, relaxation of restrictions

Health 2021-09-14

newsteamz_NIPAH: 3 test results were also negative, relaxation of restrictions
  • Health Minister Veena George has said that the government has decided to ease restrictions in Kozhikode.

  • NIPA virus cases have been reported and the incubation period is 14 days.

  • The decision was taken on the recommendation of the Medical Board and the expert committee.

Health Minister Veena George has said that the government has decided to ease restrictions in Kozhikode cantonment wards as no other NIPA virus cases have been reported and the incubation period is 14 days. Meanwhile, the ninth ward of Chathamangalam panchayath will remain as a constituency. The decision was taken on the recommendation of the Medical Board and the expert committee. It is possible to open shops and travel to other areas.

People with symptoms must stay at home. Health workers should be notified immediately if there are any problems. The order will be issued by the district collector, he said.

Vaccination, which was suspended in the cantonment zone, will resume on Wednesday. Now the rest of the people who need to be vaccinated are identified and vaccinated with a definite action plan. People with symptoms should not go for the vaccine for any reason. 9593 people are yet to get the first dose of vaccine in the contingency wards. The vaccine will be given in different sections of 500 to 1000.

At the same time, the test results of 3 persons in the NIPA contact list were also negative. NIV It was tested in Pune. With this, the samples of 143 people were negative. The minister urged all to remain vigilant despite the easing of restrictions.

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