Amma canteen, Aavin milk plant staff test positive for COVID-19 in Chennai

Amma canteen, Aavin milk plant staff test positive for COVID-19 in Chennai

CHENNAI: Amma canteen, which was one of many few institutions that have been allowed to function day-after-day even throughout the intense lockdown, witnessed a constructive case for COVID-19 on Sunday.

The affected person, a 52-year-old girl is a long time employee employed on the Amma Canteen in Triplicane, contained in the containment zone.

"After we bought the information on Sunday night, we shut that Amma canteen on Gajapathy Lala avenue inside two hours. We're at the moment tracing her contacts and all the employees of that Amma canteen might be examined for COVID-19," stated a senior official.

In one other incident, two employees have been examined constructive for COVID-19 on the Aavin milk unit in Madhavaram.

Aavin officers denied any disruption of milk provide in any elements of Chennai. "After an worker suffered a fever, different employees have been prevented from coming into into the Madhavaram plant. The plant is in operational with full capability," stated a senior officer.
Nonetheless, residents of North Chennai stated they both obtained milk very late or did on obtain in any respect, on Monday.

"Many employees refused to gather milk from Madhavaram milk unit and as an alternative picked the packets from Ambattur milk unit on Monday. That's the reason it was delayed in a number of locations. Madhavaram Aavin milk unit provides 90per cent of the milk to North Chennai and 10 per cent, to Central Chennai. Each the areas might be affected," stated SA Ponnusamy, state president, Tamil Nadu Milk Sellers Welfare Affiliation.