Kochi Mayor Soumini Jain enters quarantine after corporation councilor tests COVID-19 positive
Kochi: Kochi Mayor Soumini Jain has entered self quarantine after a corporation councilor tested positive for COVID-19 the other day. Various other councilors of Kochi Municipal Corporation have also entered quarantine.
The rate of transmission is still on the rise in west Kochi. 26 people had contracted the virus in west Kochi the other day. However, it has been decided to continue with micro containment zone regulations in the area as the transmission is reportedly centered around a few wards.
West Kochi has been locked down for a few weeks now. But, it has been decided to open markets in Ernakulam district, including the one in Aluva, under strict regulations.
The recovery of a 103-year-old man from COVID-19 at Kalamassery Medical College is one of the few positive news from Ernakulam district.