A complete lockdown was announced on Sunday in Kozhikode district due to the spread of the COVID virus. The district collector said a complete lockdown would be implemented in the district every Sunday until further orders.
At the same time, the operation of Koyilandy and Chompal harbors was banned until further orders. The situation in Kozhikode Thuneri is critical. COVID was found to have 43 more in an antigen test conducted on 563 people today. Yesterday, 48 people, including the panchayat president and two members, were diagnosed with the disease. In Nadapuram, all the 3 were positive.
A triple lockdown has been imposed in Thuneri panchayath. With the confirmation of COVID for 16 more in the two markets in Vadakara, the entire wards of Nagasabha were declared as Containment Zones. Police have stepped up checks and vigilance in crowded places across the district.