As the nation enters the first week of Lockdown 5, there is some comforting news for Udaipur. The sudden burst in COVID19 cases in Udaipur has reduced to a trickle in the last week, thanks to the efforts of the administration, law and order and health department – well supported by the solidarity shown by the residents of Udaipur.
As per numbers provided by the CMHO, a total of 427 COVID19 patients have recovered, which includes those who have continued to be negative for 10 or more days. As per the numbers provided by CMHO, 339 have been discharged. CMHO has declared that the discharge has been based on revised ICMR guidelines.
Per day increase in the positive cases has reduced from 37% on 11 May to 2% on 31 May. This movement is depicted in the graph below that has been prepared for the last 21 days.
Only 125 positive cases are present in Udaipur. CMHO has assured the people of Udaipur that there is no need to be paranoid and all the precautions that have been mentioned need to be taken care of. Social distancing, unnecessary movement in public places, use of masks, sanitizers and cleanliness needs to be followed in full spirit. The virus has a tendency to spread fast and such care will ensure that the transmission is restricted.
Further, CMHO assures Udaipur that with rigorous testing and aggressive contact tracing the spread has been arrested to a large extent. Our numbers support this declaration by the CMHO, as the percentage of positive cases as a ratio of daily test reports has shown a substantial decrease from what earlier was in the range of 8%-10%, is now in nearly 1%. The graph shown below shows the daily movement over the last 21 days.
Administration along with CMHO suggests that the high risk persons – those over 65 years of age, pregnant women, children below the age of 10 and disabled or persons with BP, Heart problems, stay indoors and restrict their movement out of home to necessities or medical care only.