COVID cases are seeing a sharp rise in Srikakulam

Srikakulam district saw a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections. 912 positive cases were reported on Sunday alone.

The total number of cases reported in the last ten days is 4,389. Of these, 393 people have been detained in COVID care centers, while 223 are being treated in hospitals and the remaining 3,774 people are in domestic isolation.

The remainder have been released from hospitals and COVID-19 centers. As part of preventive measures by the county government, Potti Sriramulu market vendors have been directed to relocate their business to 80-foot street to ensure social distancing among customers.

The srikakulam collector J. Nivas instructed customers, farmers and dealers to wear masks. B. Dayanidhi, Srikakulam District Revenue Officer, urged the Muslim community to maintain social distance during Ramzan prayers in mosques.

The district administration appointed special officials to deal with the COVID-19 situation in the district. The joint collector Sumit Kumar will oversee the functioning of the hospitals designated by COVID. Srikakulam District Forest Officer Sandeep Kripakar, ITDA Project Officer Chap. Sridhar, additional DMHO B. Jagannadhara Rao and other officials were given different responsibilities for better coordination in controlling the spread of the pandemic.

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