In video convention, CM tells DCs to intensify vaccination drive, carry down positivity charge
With a lot of COVID-19 constructive instances being reported from eight districts – Belagavi, Chikkkmagaluru, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Mysuru, Mandya, Shivamogga and Tumakuru – Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has instructed the district in-charge Ministers and Deputy Commissioners to continue the lockdown restrictions strictly, barring a couple of important providers.
Mr. Yediyurappa held a video convention with the Deputy Commissioners of eight districts with excessive COVID-19 instances on Thursday and stated these districts reported 65,000 energetic instances and charge of decline in the variety of instances was much less. He instructed the officers to carry down the positivity charge to lower than five per cent to ease restrictions.
The complete variety of energetic instances in the State as on June 9 stood at 2,15,525.
On a median Chikkamagaluru district reported 25.17 % positivity charge in the primary week of June, whereas Mysuru recorded 22%.
The Chief Minister directed Deputy Commissioners to intensify the vaccination drive in their districts, particularly in Belagavi, to comprise the unfold of the pandemic. The depth of the instances has come down due to the stringent measures adopted by the federal government throughout lockdown. “But positive cases are not decreasing in eight districts as expected”, Mr. Yediyurappa stated and expressed his anxiousness over the rise in instances in rural areas.
The district administration has been instructed to guarantee compliance in the implementation of preventive measures, together with creation of micro-containment zones, for containment of the pandemic. He directed Deputy Commissioners to take steps to carry down the positivity charge to lower than five per cent.
As per the rules of the federal government, 70% of checks ought to be RT-PCR and 30% fast antigen, the Chief Minister knowledgeable Deputy Commissioners. RT-PCR reviews should be given inside 24 hours of the check and swift segregation should be carried out based mostly on the situation of the sufferers, he added.