On Wednesday, Dr Ashok H, Dakshina Kannada district nodal officer for Covid-19, and surveillance officer Dr Jagadish visited varied public well being centres and areas the place there’s a rise in Covid-19 instances in Sullia.
Dakshina Kannada on Wednesday recorded 190 Covid-19 instances, with a positivity fee of two.4%. With six deaths, the entire demise toll touched 1,381. The variety of energetic instances is 1,956.
Dr Ashok H carried out conferences with well being staff and officers in Kollamogaru, Panja and Bellare major well being centres of Sullia taluk.
“Although there’s a discount within the variety of every day Covid-19 instances, this isn’t the time to let our guard down. We’re persevering with with ring surveillance, the place all the first contacts of a affected person are made to endure exams compulsorily. In among the distant villages, regardless of rains and no correct street entry to properties, we observed a workforce led by Dr Ashok from a PHC, technician Navya and workers nurse Bhavya strolling lengthy distances to gather swabs,” the nodal officer mentioned.