Reacting to Union Minister V Muraleedharan’s ‘Covidiot’ comment on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, state Well being Minister KK Shailaja on Thursday mentioned the allegations are baseless and people holding positions ought to chorus from making such remarks.
“I have no idea he made the allegations on what foundation. Kerala CM has not violated any COVID-19 protocol. Folks holding positions shouldn’t make such remarks,” Ms Shailaja mentioned.
“As per Indian Council of Medical Analysis (ICMR) and the Centre’s pointers, asymptomatic sufferers might be discharged after three to 4 days and might be handled at residence. However in Kerala we’re following a 10-day discharge coverage to ensure everyone seems to be secure,” she added.
She additional mentioned Kerala CM was asymptomatic and was shifted to the hospital to hold out assessments.
“He was shifted to hold out assessments, earlier than which he was in residence quarantine. Through the strategy of the take a look at, he turned COVID destructive and is now in residence quarantine. The place is any COVID-19 protocol violation in all this?” she questioned.
Mr Vijayan was on Wednesday discharged from Kozhikode Medical School after therapy. He was admitted to medical faculty on April 8 after being identified with COVID-19. After seven days, he bought examined destructive and was subsequently discharged.
Upon his discharge, Mr Muraleedharan had slammed him by calling him ‘Covidiot’.
“Covidiot, you understand what it means. There is no such thing as a different phrase that can be utilized for a chief minister who repeatedly violates COVID-19 protocols. As per docs of Calicut Medical School, the Kerala CM examined constructive on April 4 and on April 6 he voted with out following the protocols,” the Minister had mentioned on Thursday.