On the 100th day of Kerala’s combat in opposition to COVID-19, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan shared the up to date figures of optimistic circumstances, together with the efforts made by the state authorities to include the virus.
“100 Days of #COVID19 | Kerala Story It’s been 100 days since the first case was reported. 258 active cases, 97 recovered, Total confirmed: 357 Deaths: 2. 12,710 samples tested Special COVID-19 Hospital, 1,251 Community Kitchens, 28,08,650 Individuals Served, 3,676 Destitutes Rehabilitated,” Mr Vijayan tweeted.
100 Days of #COVID19 | Kerala Story
It’s been 100 days for the reason that first case was reported.
258 lively circumstances
Total confirmed: 357
12710 samples examined
Special COVID Hospital
1251 Community Kitchens
2808650 Individuals Served
3676 Destitutes Rehabilitated
– Pinarayi Vijayan (@vijayanpinarayi) April 10, 2020
India reported its first case in January after a Kerala pupil, who was finding out at Wuhan University in China, was examined optimistic for the extremely infectious illness.
Since then the coastal state, backed by a inflexible protocol, together with a 28-day quarantine to include its unfold. With a powerful chain of command, ranging from the well being division to discipline employees, the state has proven the way in which to the remainder of the nation on coping with such an outbreak.
“Our strategy for the containment of COVID-19 is satisfactory. We are yielding good results from our strategy for tracing, isolation, testing & treatment. PCR test is going on in 9 laboratories. We have tested more than 8000 samples so far,” well being minister Okay Okay Shailaja advised information company ANI.
Kerala has obtained the essential approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research for testing plasma transfusion as a mode of remedy for crucial COVID-19 sufferers within the state. The multi-centre trials, nonetheless, are nonetheless awaiting permissions from the Drug Controller of India, since this entails rest in blood donation norms.
The Convalescent Plasma Therapy entails transfusion of plasma from an individual who recovered from Coronavirus right into a affected person who’s more likely to get crucial. The recovered individual’s plasma, wealthy in antibodies, is anticipated to assist the crucial affected person get well.
The complete variety of COVID-19 optimistic circumstances in India now stands at 6,412. Out of those, 5,709 are lively sufferers and 504 of them have been cured/discharged and migrated, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare knowledgeable right now.
With 30 new deaths reported within the final 12 hours, the variety of useless has reached 199.
With inputs from PTI and ANI