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Coronavirus: ‘Corona situation may stabilize by September 15 by imposing a lockdown in Kerala’, claims government sources

Kerala government announced night curfew from next week. Dr Rajeev Jayadevan, public health expert and former president of the Indian Medical Association, said that the number of daily cases is increasing in Kerala.

Kerala is currently getting the maximum number of corona cases (file photo)

Corona cases are increasing continuously in Kerala. With a testing positivity ratio of 19 per cent, Kerala has over 70 per cent of the active Covid-19 cases in India. While state Health Minister Veena George has often said that the cases have come down, the Center is thinking otherwise. Three days back TPR was 15 per cent in the state, now it is 19 per cent. Cases are only increasing now.

An official said about the increasing cases of corona that it will break the chain of transmission, as happened in Delhi. The official further said that if the lockdown is imposed in Kerala, the situation will improve within a week. He said that Kerala needs a strategic and smart containment and lockdown action, which includes night curfew only in view of the festivities. He said that the state has already been informed.

Time to be on alert for Kerala

Experts also agree that the time has come for Kerala to be extremely cautious. The state should take stock of the preparedness of the health system for the coming surge in corona infection in the coming days. If it seems that the health infrastructure is in a position to stop soon, then a complete lockdown for a very short period of time should be considered. He said that at present, the health infrastructure is not under severe stress. But, this may soon change in the coming days.

Kerala orders sero-survey

The fourth sero-survey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) suggested a seroprevalence of 44 per cent. The Kerala government on Friday issued an order to conduct sero-survey in the state. According to the Kerala government, the aim of the sero-survey was to estimate the seroprevalence of SARS CoV-2 antibodies among the 18-year-old population of Kerala.

Estimated the prevalence of SARS CoV-2 antibodies in children aged 5 to 17 years in Kerala with the help of sero-survey. Estimating the prevalence of SARS CoV-2 IgG antibodies among tribal population of 18 years of age in rural parts of Kerala districts, as well as Sero to estimate the prevalence of antibodies among 18 year olds in coastal areas of Kerala. -Survey done.

Night curfew announced in Kerala

On Saturday, the Kerala government announced night curfew from next week. Dr Rajeev Jayadevan, a public health expert and former president of the Indian Medical Association, said that Kerala’s daily number of new cases, which was hovering around 20,000, has now gradually reached 30,000 zones, which is in line with the expected dynamics. Is. With the increase in festivals and cases, some restrictions are being imposed, including lockdown and night curfew on Sundays.

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