As covid cases continue to surge, lockdown has been declared in all containment zones in the Ernakulam district in Kerala by the District administration. This will be implemented from today at 6 pm for seven day.
Complete lockdown is declared in 113 civic body wards including three panchayats in Ernakulam district
It has imposed restrictions in organising marriages and funerals in the containment zones. The administration said only 20 people will be allowed to attend the marriages. Gatherings for the funeral will be restricted to 10
Officials said that police will be deployed in these areas for ensuring the effective implementation of lockdown. The tough measures to contain the spread of virus was taken on a day Ernakulam district recorded a highest spike of 3,212 fresh COVID-19 cases yesterday.
Meanwhile Kerala recorded its highest single day spike of 19,577 fresh COVID-19 cases yesterday, taking the total active cases to 1.18 lakh.