Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday mentioned the coastal hamlets within the state capital district are precariously positioned as two villages have been recognized of getting a neighborhood unfold of Covid-19.
“Poonthura and Pulluvilla have been identified as having community spread. Situation in a few other villages also is serious. Hence we have decided to demarcate these areas into three different zones, which would be under the control of top police and IAS officials. They will be declared containment zones and all have to remain indoors,” he mentioned.
Retailers promoting important objects will, nevertheless, be open, he added.
On Friday, the whole variety of new circumstances within the state was 791, of which native infectees alone accounted for 532, wherein the supply of an infection in 42 circumstances is unknown. Of the brand new circumstances, Thiruvananthapuram district alone accounted for 246, of which 237 have been native infectees and 112 of them have been from the fishing hamlets.
“As of today, the total number of Covid cases is 11,066, of which 6,029 are presently active. The total hotspot areas in the state are 285,” mentioned Vijayan.
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