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Kerala health minister denies allegations CM Vijayan stripped of Kovid-19 norms

  • Reacting to Union Minister V Muralitharan’s ‘Kovidot’ remarks, Kerala Health Minister KK Selja said that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has not violated any Kovid-19 protocol and refrained from such remarks from the BJP leader Have said

Kerala Health Minister KK Selja on Thursday denied allegations that state Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan violated the Kovid-19 protocol. She was reacting to Union Minister V Muralitharan’s ‘Kovidot’ remarks.

“I don’t know on what basis they made the allegations. The Kerala CM has not violated any Kovid-19 protocol. Those in positions should not make such remarks,” said Shailaja.

Upon his discharge, Muralitharan gave the slogan to Vijayan as ‘Kovidot’. “Kovidot, you know what that means. No other word can be used for the Chief Minister who consistently violates the Kovid-19 protocol. According to doctors at Calicut Medical College, the Chief Minister of Kerala on April 4 And tested positive on April 6. They voted without following protocol, “the minister said.

The Health Minister further stated that as per the guidelines of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Centre, asymptomatic patients can be discharged after three to four days and treated at home. “But in Kerala, we are following a 10-day holiday policy to keep everyone safe,” said Shailaja.

He further said that the Chief Minister of Kerala was asymptomatic and was shifted to the hospital for testing. “He was transferred to trial, before which he was in home quarantine. During the process of testing, he gave Kovid a negative look and is now in home quarantine. Where is any Kovid-19 protocol violation in all this? ” He asked.

Vijayan was discharged from the Kozhikode Medical College on Wednesday after treatment. He was admitted to the medical college on 8 April after being diagnosed with coronovirus disease (Kovid-19). After seven days, he tested negative and was later discharged.

Opposition parties, Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded action against them for tearing down the Kovid-19 protocol.

There were 8778 new Kovid-19 infection cases, 2,642 recoveries and 26 deaths in Kerala on Wednesday.

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