Chamarajanagar: Of the 30 odd districts in the State, Chamarajanagar has remained the only district, that still remains out of the threat of Novel Coronavirus, with zero cases.
Ever since the outbreak of pandemic in the state in the fag end of March, the district administration has been taking stringent measures to control the spread of the virus.
Kudos to a team of dedicated officials led by Deputy Commissioner M R Ravi who have come under praise from several quarters for their perpetuating efforts to keep the threat away. Buoyed, many people of the district have been expressing their excitement in the form of memes in Kannada that can be seen in the form of tweets and WhatsApp status of many here.
According to the latest reports, till May 25, the reports of 106 people have come out negative, while the samples of 62 people have been sent for test. The reports of 70 people are awaited. Two people in the district who were in the secondary contact of P1471 are kept under observation. However, no people are under quarantine at Dr B R Ambedkar Bhavan.
In the initial days of the pandemic, the district administration sealed its borders connecting Tamil Nadu and Kerala and also the neighbouring district like Mysuru. It was only recently, when the lockdown norms were relaxed, there is no restriction on inter-district movement of people and vehicles sans passes. Till then, passes were mandatory to enter the district.