As Udaipur is set to reach a total of 10,000 positive COVID cases in less than 24 hours, meeting of the stake holders belonging to the Udaipur District Administration, police and health department was held at the Zila Parishad today evening. The meeting was held under the chair of the District Collector, Chetan Deora who defined parameters to be adhered to in defining Containment zones in the district.
It was also decided that the health care team will go to each house where a COVID positive patient is found, and will collect samples of all close contacts as well as ensure that home isolation guidelines are followed.
Additionally, the District Collector announced that the rate of sampling will touch 1500 per day with immediate effect. 100 samples per day will be collected from areas that have a significant number of COVID positive cases and 50 samples per day will be collected from other areas.
In November alone, 2,412 COVID positive cases were identified, whereas in the first 7 days of December, 669 positive cases were found. The average number of positive cases per day has risen from 80 in November to 96 in the first week of December. The total number of positive cases in Udaipur is 9,906 as per information provided by the CMHO.
A total 24 COVID related deaths were recorded in November and in the first 7 days of December, 10 deaths were recorded. The total number of Active Cases in the first week of December is 692 as compared to an average of 454 in November.