6.88 lakh persons surveyed in TN under corona containment plan

Chennai: Members of Government Ayurvedic Medical College distribute herbal syrup among people to help them stay immune against coronavirus on Day 7 of the 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19, in Chennai on March 31, 2020.

Chennai, (Asian independent) Around 6.88 lakh individuals residing in 182,815 houses in 16 districts of Tamil Nadu have been surveyed under the Coronavirus Containment Plan.

In a statement issued here on Wednesday, the state government said that 688,473 individuals were surveyed till March 31 under the plan to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Under the plan, seven km radius from the residence of a corona positive person would be marked and officials check each house within the area to ascertain whether anyone else shows signs of coronavirus infection.