453 cases of home quarantine violation in Kerala in one month, 3262 cases for not wearing masks
Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that strict action will be taken against those who violate COVID-19 restrictions. Till date 3,262 cases have been registered for not wearing masks. 38 cases have been registered today, for violating home quarantine, he added.
“From May 4 to 25, 78,894 people have been placed under home quarantine in the state. Among them 468 persons violated the norms. Cases have been registered against 453. 145 cases were found while being checked by officials. 48 cases were reported by neighbours. 260 were identified using mobile application,” CM said.
Home quarantine is very essential as it is a major measure to check community spread of coronavirus, CM said.
Online grievance redressal adalat
In the wake of COVID-19, online grievance redressal adalats will be conducted in all districts and taluks from next week, the CM said.
Action against fake news on Mumbai-returnee in Alappuzha
CM also said that strict action will be taken against those who spread fake news regarding a Mumbai-returned youth who was admitted to COVID care centre. There were rumours that he travelled to many places. Such fake news was spread on social media with photos. Threat calls were received at his house. A complaint was received that his family has been isolated in the society and shops were not selling supplies to them. This will be aptly dealt, he ensured.