Coronavirus

Threat of Coronavirus hits second time to Kerala

The threat of Coronavirus has hit almost everyone. Every individual is concerned and is taking necessary precautions. According to a Press Information Bureau, the second case of Coronavirus got detected in Kerala on Sunday. This patient has travel history from China. The first time this virus was discovered in a female who is a student of Wuhan University in China, and she belongs to Kerala. To avoid further issues, monitoring of both will happen.

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja is looking for solutions and will brief about the latest development to newsperson at Neendakara in neighboring Kollam district. Apart from this, Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, has called a meeting with senior officers regarding alertness for virus management on Saturday.

The Cabinet Minister has also chaired a meeting with various department secretaries like Health, Civil Aviation, Textiles, Pharmaceutical, DHR, and the Directorate-General of Foreign Trade. The Cabinet Minister has held five meetings so far. Screening for 52,332 passengers on 326 flights happened. A total of 97 symptomatic travelers moved to isolation facilities. Out of 98 samples tested, 97 are harmful to Coronavirus.

All this happened after the screening of passengers coming from different countries. All this is personally reviewed by the secretary of Health and Family Welfare through video conferencing. The passengers are arriving from China, Hong Kong, passengers from flights from Singapore and Thailand; everyone got screened adequately to avoid the epidemic of Coronavirus. Meanwhile, this screening Pradeep Singh Kharola, Secretary (Civil Aviation), state health secretaries, the airport public health officers from 21 airports, along with representatives from the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Department were also present.

Around 324 Indian citizens from Wuhan and China have immigrated to New Delhi on Saturday by an Indian Air Flight. Among these, 220 are in Manesar, and rest 104 housed at the ITBP Chawla Camp. Effective monitoring is important