In Kerala,the central team to take stock of the unprecedented covid hike in the State has reached Alappuzha to assess the situation in the district. A four-member team led by Dr. Sujeet Singh, Director, National Centre for Disease Control visited the Alappuzha Collectorate and met officials from the district health department and departments dealing with Covid control measures in the state.
In the afternoon, a team of experts will visit Kollam district to analyze the covid situation prevailing there.
The Central team will visit ten selected districts in the astate where the TPR figures are continuously escalating and the disease is most prevalent.
Meanwhile Kerala continues to report surge in Covid cases, as it confirms 20,772 new covid positive cases yesterday. Raising concern the test positivity rate in the State has increased to 13.53 percent. Presently over 1 lakh 50,000 active covid cases are there in Kerala.