Corona 2nd wave is spreading fast in Erode district. Its impact is being echoed in all areas of Erode. The elderly people are particularly vulnerable
Yesterday, a new high of 549 people was confirmed infected in a single day. On April 27 and 29, the daily impact had crossed 500.
This is the third time yesterday that the daily average has risen to 549. A 66-year-old man from Erode was admitted to the Medical College Hospital in Perundurai for treatment due to corona impact. He died tragically without responding to treatment.
The death toll from corona in the district has risen to 162. The number of infected people in the district has risen to 22165.
In a single day, 438 people recovered and returned home. Thus the number of healed in the district so far has risen to 18,675.
The continued increase in the number of healers has brought some solace. Currently 3,323 people are being treated at various hospitals across the district.
Due to the continuous increase in the incidence of the disease in the Erode district, corona testing camps have been conducted on behalf of the health department in these areas.
The district health department has advised not to allow the elderly people to go out unnecessarily. Similarly, children are advised not to take them outside.