Situation in Idukki district critical, says minister MM Mani
Thodupuzha: Minister Minister for Electricity MM Mani stated that Idukki is facing severe crisis as more cases have been confirmed in the district on Tuesday. He was speaking to the media after chairing the high level committee meeting in the district.
District collector had announced that three more people, including a ward councilor and a nurse were tested positive for the virus on Tuesday.
Peerumedu MLA ES Bijimol is also under observation as the MLA made contact with a COVID-19 positive doctor in Vandanmedu.
The Minister also made it clear that most of the patients in Idukki came in from other districts. As of now, 17 people have been tested positive for the virus.
The district authorities have decided to continue high alert in Idukki. The collector also said that more cases are likely to appear in the next three days.