Chennai: The Larger Chennai Company has began to cut back the variety of Fever Survey Employees (FSWs) as COVID-19 circumstances are decreasing in lots of zones of the town. The FSWs are liable for conducting door-to-door surveys to gather data on residents having fever, flu or another sickness. If the folks begin to present signs of COVID-19 an infection, the volunteers can even assist them take assessments.
In keeping with a report in IANS, the employees have been paid Rs 391 per day. Nevertheless, the Company has determined to cut back the variety of staff from 60 per cent to 30 per cent for the reason that COVID-19 circumstances have declined in a number of wards of North Chennai. The variety of staff in North Chennai together with the Tiruvottiyur zone have been lowered as per the requirement. Nevertheless, the contract of the employees has been prolonged until September in Adyar the place the COVID-19 circumstances proceed on an upward curve.
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In keeping with the information launched by Larger Chennai Company, 5 zones out of the 16 zones of Chennai Company have began recording lower than 100 energetic circumstances a day. The 5 wards embody Tiruvottiyur with 38 circumstances, Manali with 32 circumstances, Madhavaram with 90 circumstances, Royapuram with 69 circumstances and Sholinganallur with 63 energetic novel coronavirus circumstances. The opposite wards with 100 or greater than 100 circumstances are Tondiarpet (100), Thiru Vi Ka Nagar (104), Ambattur (114), Anna Nagar (178), Teynampet (160), Kodambakkam (183), Valarasavakkam (156), Alandur (192), Adyar (164) and Perungudi (122).
In the meantime, Tamil Nadu authorities has prolonged the lockdown until September 15. To be able to scale back folks congregation, the federal government stated that every one non secular locations will stay closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays whereas seashores will stay closed for public entry on Sundays.