The second wave of the COVID-19 outbreak which triggered havoc throughout the nation reportedly didn’t have an effect on the folks of the Allapur village of Dharwad district in Karnataka.
In response to Mallikarjun Radder, president, COVID-19 Taskforce, Allapur Gram Panchayat, rigorous motion was taken to stop the villagers from contracting the virus, and thus there was not even a single case of the novel coronavirus reported from the village through the second COVID wave.
Consciousness campaigns have been carried out and hand sanitizers and masks have been additionally distributed to the folks, he advised ANI.
“Allapur is a small village in Kundgol city of Dharwad district. We have been scared because the virus was quick spreading in rural areas. Being part of a small village, it was troublesome to brainstorm measures to curb the virus. So we shaped a COVID-19 job power, whereby, members went from door-to-door and distributed masks and sanitiser,” he stated.
Hygiene has come to the fore as the principle aspect in retaining the an infection at bay and thus, a sanitization drive was carried out within the village each week, stated the president.”Gutters have been cleaned to keep up the hygienic ambiance, precedence was given to scrub consuming water provide. Taskforce members stored a watch on the villagers’ well being and at any time when signs have been seen we took them to hospital and acquired examined,” stated Radder.
Following these measures, not a single COVID optimistic case was reported within the village, he stated. Large efforts have been being put in at a time when a number of villages throughout the nation have been registering a excessive variety of circumstances and associated deaths.
A resort proprietor within the village, Shivalingapp Angadi, stated that he avoided opening it to the general public within the mild of COVID-19. Ratnavva Basvanneppa Hubballi, a villager from Allapur careworn that it was a workforce effort to attain a COVID-free village. She additional knowledgeable that the villagers confirmed full cooperation as they wore masks and maintained social distancing even whereas working in fields.
“Some circumstances have been reported within the close by village of Kadapatti, however none in ours,” she stated.
Karnataka on Tuesday recorded 3,709 contemporary circumstances of COVID-19. Thus far, 28,15,029 optimistic circumstances have been registered within the state. Over 24 hours 139 deaths have been reported taking the demise toll to 34,164. At present, there are as many as 1,18,592 energetic circumstances.