Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George said that the covid situation will be reviewed in detail. The minister also stated that the health authorities should find out if there is a new genetic variant. The minister informed that the government will check whether clusters have been formed and pointed out that the hospital system will be evaluated. All three vaccines have been taken in the state. Immunity is acquired. The minister also clarified that the test is for those who have symptoms. The minister also stated that today’s meeting will assess whether other factors need to be considered.
The minister also responded to the strike of PG doctors of Paripally Medical College. The Minister clarified that technical approvals are being delayed and said that she will intervene to remove such technical obstacles. Minister Veena George indicated that she wanted the House to discuss the Public Health Bill passed by the Assembly. But the opposition stalled the initial meeting. A lot could be asked. Submissions could be brought. It is unfortunate that the bill could not be debated. The opposition is on the run.
The attack on the woman in Patur is very unfortunate. The government is taking seriously the police laxity in an incident that should not have happened. The initial police action was unfortunate. Veena George also stated that the Women and Child Development Department will go ahead with measures to empower women in collaboration with the police.