According to reports, eight boxes of PPE kit that were delivered by the Medical Services Corporation at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College were found unusable. Many kits were filled with dirt, mud and bloodstains. Following the complaint, the Medical Services Corporation claimed that these PPE kits were donated and would be taken back.
Many of the PPE kits were found with dirt and hair. It is alleged that the used PPE kits were brought back. The Medical Services Corporation intervened after receiving a formal written complaint from the store.
According to the Medical Services Corporation, the kits were donated by Nestle Company to the Food Safety Department. They have directly delivered it to the Medical College. Based on the complaints, the kits will be destroyed.
Meanwhile, the Union Health Ministry has said that despite the decline in new Covid-19 cases and daily death across the country, Kerala is having a spike in reported cases and deaths. Apart from the number of patients being treated and the number of cases per day, Kerala is now number one on the list in terms of the number of deaths per day in India. Kerala accounts for 45.72% of those undergoing Covid-19 treatment in the country.