MANGALURU: Regardless of a discount within the every day Covid-19 circumstances being reported in Dakshina Kannada, the division of well being and household welfare is constant to observe the state of affairs, particularly in rural areas.
On Wednesday, Dr Ashok H, Dakshina Kannada district nodal officer for Covid-19, and surveillance officer Dr Jagadish visited numerous public well being centres and areas the place there’s a rise in Covid-19 circumstances in Sullia.
Dakshina Kannada on Wednesday recorded 190 Covid-19 circumstances, with a positivity price of two.4%. With six deaths, the whole loss of life toll touched 1,381. The variety of energetic circumstances is 1,956.
Dr Ashok H performed conferences with well being staff and officers in Kollamogaru, Panja and Bellare major well being centres of Sullia taluk.
“Although there’s a discount within the variety of every day Covid-19 circumstances, this isn’t the time to let our guard down. We’re persevering with with ring surveillance, the place all the first contacts of a affected person are made to endure exams compulsorily. In among the distant villages, regardless of rains and no correct highway entry to properties, we observed a crew led by Dr Ashok from a PHC, technician Navya and employees nurse Bhavya strolling lengthy distances to gather swabs,” the nodal officer mentioned.