More than two weeks after Union Home Secretary’s Ajay Bhalla issued recommendations to all states and Union Territory, the Kerala Government will withdraw all COVID containment measures imposed under the Disaster Management Act of 2005 on Thursday. I issued an order.
Police cannot slap penalties for COVID violations, but the order states that COVID’s proper behavior, such as wearing masks and hand hygiene, must be observed.
Government leaders said Onmanorama The government may introduce some form of milder punishment to force basic COVIDs to take appropriate action until the viral threat is completely blown away.
Regulations have been in effect for over two years since March 20, 2020. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare then issued a series of revised and stricter containment guidelines in response to changes in the nature of the pandemic.
In its advice to the state, Ajay Bhalla has been critically capable of managing various aspects of the pandemic in the last 24 months, including diagnostics, surveillance, contact tracing, treatment, vaccination, and hospital infrastructure. Said that was developed.
He also said that the general public now has a much higher level of awareness of what behaviors are appropriate for COVID.
The sharp decline in COVID cases across the country motivated the lifting of restrictions.
COVID cases in Kerala
On Thursday, Kerala reported 291 new COVID cases and 323 recovery.
This reduced the number of active COVID cases in the state to 2,398.
A total of 15,531 samples have been tested in the last 24 hours.
The Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram and Kottayam districts reported the most cases-73, 52 and 36, respectively.
One COVID death was confirmed on Thursday. The state’s COVID death toll is 68,264.
The breakdown of each district in today’s case is as follows.
Here is a breakdown by district for today’s recovery: