Nipah Virus: Nipah virus patient found in Tamil Nadu after Kerala, Health Minister said – be alert – Nipah virus after kerala kozhikode new case identified in tamilnadu coimbatore government issued advisory

Nipah Virus: Nipah virus patient found in Tamil Nadu after Kerala, Health Minister said – be alert – Nipah virus after kerala kozhikode new case identified in tamilnadu coimbatore government issued advisory

Nipah Virus: After the death of a child due to Nipah virus in Kerala, a new patient of Nipah virus has been confirmed in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu today. After a case of Nipah virus was reported in the district, District Collector Dr GS Samiran said that we are taking all kinds of precautions, whoever comes to the government hospital with high fever will be properly tested.Also Read – Heavy Rains in Kerala: Red Alert in 5 Districts, 12 People Missing in Landslide, One Died Due to Floods, Help sought from Air Force

The Tamil Nadu government is on alert after a patient died of Nipah virus in Kerala and the state government has increased surveillance in nine border districts for people coming from the neighboring state. Also Read – Tamil Nadu Lockdown Update: New Kovid restrictions will be implemented in Coimbatore from Monday, know what are the new rules

A 12-year-old boy died of Nipah virus infection at a hospital in Kerala’s Kozhikode district on Sunday morning. After which Kerala Health Minister Veena George told that symptoms of Nipah virus infection have been found in two health workers in the state, both of them came in contact with the child who lost his life. Also Read – Corona Devi Temple: Have you seen the temple of Corona Devi? People said – Goddess will save from serious illness

Tamil Nadu government issued advisory

Tamil Nadu Health Minister M Subramanian said, “We are already monitoring 9 districts adjoining Kerala. We are running door-to-door awareness campaigns in these districts regarding the spread of Zika virus. Now in view of the threat of Nipah virus, we have issued advisory to the district health officials to adopt other measures like fever camps.”

He said that the health officers of 9 districts would organize fever camps at the entry points besides thermal screening and checking the saturation level. “It is mandatory for people already coming to Tamil Nadu from Kerala to show the Kovid-19 vaccination certificate or RT-PCR negative report.”

Health Secretary said – people need not panic

At the same time, Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan said that, “We are continuously monitoring the people entering Tamil Nadu. People need not panic about Nipah virus. But at the same time they should not show any kind of negligence.”


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