Contact penetration increases; Increasing inspection in Ernakulam

COVID contacts are also increasing in Ernakulam district. Within a week, the source of the virus infection of three people, including health workers, was not detected. With the increase in the number of affected persons, it has been decided to increase the number of COVID inspections in the district. In the past nine days, the number of confirmed cases of Kovid in Ernakulam district was 100. Of these, 15 have been infected with the virus.

Twenty-five-year-old resident of Thrissur, who works as a driver on Broadway, who was diagnosed with Kovid on June 23, and a health worker at the Kaladi Community Health Center confirmed by Kovid yesterday. The challenge facing the Health Department is to identify the source of the virus. More than 300 people who went on surveillance after examining the contacts with two health workers are looking for sap samples. Yesterday, 198 samples were sent for testing.

The results of 304 samples are also expected. Currently, the TTPCR examination is only done at Kalamassery Medical College. Attempts to establish RTPCR through the Regional Public Health Lab. The Truant test, launched here, is capable of testing 25 samples per hourPositive results of antibody testing at Nedumbassery airport are being sent to Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram.