With two days remaining for the partial lockdown restrictions to culminate, the massive query stays whether or not the Odisha authorities will proceed with the current measures in districts nonetheless witnessing excessive Covid circumstances in its subsequent unlock transfer.
The Chief Professor on the Directorate of Medical Schooling and Coaching (DMET) CBK Mohanty on Monday stated, “We’re carefully monitoring the Covid pattern within the State. If spike in Covid circumstances is witnessed in some districts, there isn’t a query of lifting partial lockdown restrictions. Equally, if there’s a important drop in day by day circumstances, steps might be taken for some relaxations in these districts.”
Few districts within the State are witnessing a declining pattern within the day by day Covid circumstances for some days and subsequent rise afterwards.
Nonetheless, all the things is dependent upon the general Covid-19 state of affairs at district-levels within the State, he stated.
There isn’t any uniformity within the Covid-19 graph within the nation or elsewhere in different components of the world, the DMET chief stated. Few districts within the State are witnessing a declining pattern within the day by day Covid circumstances for some days and subsequent rise afterwards.
The Well being division officers are specializing in 4 to 5 districts the place the Covid-19 graph is excessive.
“We’re hopeful that the Covid graph will come down as each doable step is being taken to create consciousness amongst folks. All doable steps are being taking for early testing, monitoring, therapy and containment measures by the State authorities,” stated Mohanty.
Mohanty additional stated that the unlock resolution might be based mostly on a number of parameters together with TPR, behaviour of individuals and compliance to Covid protocols, amongst others.
Mohanty additional stated the individual in Deogarh who was detected with the Delta plus variant has already recovered. An in depth investigation is underway to determine whether or not there’s Delta plus variant an infection in others who got here in his contact, he stated.
“A crew had visited the spot and their report might be reviewed. Because the particular person has already recovered, we are actually involved how and whether or not he has unfold the virus to others. Nonetheless, within the final one month, the Take a look at Positivity Price in Deogarh district is underneath management,” stated Mohanty.