Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George said that there will be a close observation for a week due to the increasing number of covid cases in the state. The minister told the media that the health department is checking whether clusters are being formed. The minister added that vigilance should be continued as the new variant has high spread potential.
The Minister of Health also informed that an inquiry has been ordered into the mistake made in the death count yesterday. The minister also clarified that what happened was a clinical error.
Meanwhile, the health department has issued guidelines for organizing events inside the hospital compound. There should be no loud noises or firecrackers while carrying out processions near the hospital compound. Must be patient-friendly. The directive also says that patients, babies, pregnant women, etc. should not be disturbed in any way.