The health department has released the report of the micro study conducted on COVID patients who do not know the source. The investigation was based on 1005 unknown COVID cases, the source of which was reported in the state in July.
Of these, 561 were diagnosed with the disease, according to the Department of Health. 46 could not be found. In 422 cases, the investigation is still ongoing. From the young man who constantly went to the hospital for fear of catching the disease, to the nurse who gave the injection without wearing gloves to a contact person, there was a situation where COVID was transmitted.
COVID was caught in the capital district by a young man who went to the hospital for fear of COVID. Precautions The nurse who treated the patient at the private hospital in Kollam district also contracted COVID. Of the 561, 224 belong to the COVID cluster. The team concluded that contact with positive people was the cause of the outbreak in 165 people. Thirty-six were found to be from hospitals and 33 from outpatient markets. 29 Health workers were diagnosed with an undiagnosed infection that was not directly related to COVID patients but was hospitalized due to other circumstances.
Twenty-seven cases were transmitted from asymptomatic virus carriers. In Kollam district, a shop owner contracted the disease when an asymptomatic virus carrier came to repair his mobile phone.
Along with the number of cases where the source is unknown, the cause is more in the capital than found. Of the 218, 171 found the source. Less in Malappuram. Out of a total of 190 cases, the source was identified in only 15 cases.