Due to the spread of a new type of corona in Erode district, 23 places were declared as protected areas and disease preventive measures were taken, said Collector C Kadiravan.
The number of corona victims in the district has risen sharply over the past few days and touched 60 every day.
People are eagerly getting the corona vaccine because of the corona panic.
The new type of corona virus is spreading in the district and it attacks those who have been vaccinated, officials said.
The Collector told reporters ”As a precautionary measure against corona in the district, preventive measures have been taken in consultation with all departmental officers.
The public are advised to wear face mask and are fined for not wearing mask and spitting in public places.
In the district, 1,981 people were fined for not wearing masks so far.
The district has adequate stock of corona vaccines.
Steps have been taken to vaccinate workers over the age of 45 in their workplaces We are talking to various association executives for that.
We have ordered holiday on Sundays for fish and meat shops in the district.
Similarly, we have advised traders to give meats in packets only.
We will look into the cooperation of the people.
A new type of corona virus spread in the state including Erode district.
The 23 most affected areas by corona were declared as protected areas by the health department.
The public were forbidden to go there. People must come forward for vaccination.
Those who have been vaccinated were also suffering with corona.
If the corona comes after such vaccination, it will not the lungs much due to the nature of the vaccine.
The Erode Government Medical College, Perundurai, is the only corona treatment center in the district.
There are facilities to treat 500 people.
A decision will be taken to use Erode GH also for corona treatment in consultation with the medical team, he added.