In a memorandum submitted to the Collector, party’s district secretary N. Subramanian said the steep rise in positive cases had become a cause for concern. The Villupuram unit of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has urged the district administration to take action on a war footing to overcome the unprecedented situation caused by the second wave of COVID-19. The steep rise in positive cases had become a cause for concern, he said. The party called upon the administration to withdraw mandatory home quarantine for positive patients who had mild symptoms. The risk of transmission was high if the infected person was not isolated in a separate room with toilet facilities.
Source: The Hindu May 06, 2021 06:26 UTC