Trivandrum: 2 pupils, who attended KEAM examination, test positive for Covid-19 | Thiruvananthapuram News

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: 2 pupils who attended Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) evaluation in two unique centers in the district have been tested positive for Covid 19, adding to the worries of Capital that has been unable to handle a massive surge in cases.
It’s learnt that one pupil from Karakulam attended evaluation in a center at Karamana while a second pupil from Pozhiyur attended the examination in a center at Thycaud. The mom and sisters of the pupil from Pozhiyur have been examined positive.
The health group has pioneered contact number of different pupils who attended the examination at precisely the exact same hall. The pupils who were tested positive have been changed to first-line therapy centers. The exam was held on Thursday.
The pupil from Karakulam was forced to sit down in another area in the exam center after it had been hauled the pupil was under monitoring. In the example of student hailing from Pozhiyur, there were not any outward symptoms, according to medical authorities.
The behavior of KEAM from town that was under triple lockdown had increased worries. But, police went on together with the choice to run evaluation riding on the assurance of conducting SSLC exams amidst pandemic spread.
The societal networking was agog with images of crowding at a number of the examination centers on the afternoon and police were blamed for having neglected in ensuring social space protocol. The favorable cases among pupils who attended KEAM come in a time when Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan had predicted the outbreak of this disease from the capital beneath triple lockdown for a shame to the whole state.
From the inspection meeting held on July 17, chief minister stated that development of cases in the Capital in a time once the triple lockdown was enforced has brought shame to the whole state.
Chief secretary Vishwas Mehta had congratulated the chief secretary, greater education department and entry commissioner for its effective conduct of examination through the inspection meeting held on July 17.
District collector Navjot Khosa advised the assembly there was a 50 percent positivity rate in samples examined from clusters at the district and there was a necessity to alter the strategy. The district has been reeling from the massive spike in cases on a daily basis along with also the first-line therapy centres barely cater to the soaring demand. The district has more than two 000 active instances according to Monday.

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