Chekkiad in Kozhikode on verge of COVID local spread; 23 of wedding party test +ve
Kozhikode: 23 persons, who attended a wedding in Chekkiad gram panchayat, have tested positive for Covid-19. The doctor's wedding party held here was also attended by Vadakara MP K Mureleedharan.
The antigen test of 193 persons were conducted the other day. Following the 26 new cases, health department evaluate, the area is on the verge of Covid community spread.
The district administration had asked Muraleedharan to undergo home quarantine and test for Covid.
District Collector has urged all people who attended the wedding reception and a birthday party in Chorode and their close contacts to inform ward RRT or medical officer. He also urged everyone to undergo quarantine to avoid any further spread of the infection.
The wedding of the doctor of Chekkiad panchayat ward 13, who tested Covid positive, was held on July 9. After the groom and another person who attended the wedding, tested positive for Covid, it was decided to conduct antigen test here.
The Covid patient in Chorode panchayat ward 8, had launched the birthday party at home on July 15.
Kozhikode district Control Room No: 0495 2373901, 2371471