Covid 19: Delhi, UP, Karnataka and other states have started preparing new guidelines to deal with Covid cases
Covid 19: As active cases of the coronavirus rose to 3,424 in India on December 25, states have beefed up testing infrastructure across the nation and issued recommendations for individuals to follow. Several states have begun taking measures or preparing new guidelines for the general public to follow to deal with Covid cases and stop the spread of Covid.
The review meeting with the states was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. PM Modi asked the states and UTs in the meeting to take necessary measures to prevent the spread of the COVID BF.7 variant.
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Here is a list of states preparing for the next action:
Delhi: On December 25, Delhi health secretary Amit Singla presided over a meeting of all district magistrates. Officials will personally visit all government hospitals in Delhi on Monday to determine how well equipped they are to deal with any situation, according to CM Arvind Kejriwal.
Uttar Pradesh: On Thursday, the UP government made the COVID-19 test mandatory for entry to the Taj Mahal and other popular places in the state. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered officials to sequence the genomes of the new cases. In addition, he asked the authorities to warn citizens about the need to use masks, vaccinations and other safety measures.
Tomorrow: Due to the outbreak of Covid-19 in China and other countries, the state government is conducting between 40,000 and 50,000 tests to check for coronavirus infection. According to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the state is also on alert.
Maharashtra: State Health Minister Tanaji Sawant on Thursday announced that the government would implement a 5-point plan to tackle the latest threat of rising COVID-19 cases. The plan calls for testing, monitoring, treating, immunizing and ensuring proper behavior against COVID. In addition, airport thermal screening of passengers will be conducted randomly.
Karnataka: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai asked people to be cautious on December 24 and assured that his administration is taking all necessary measures. Health department officials have been told to improve booster dose coverage.
Rajasthan: The Rajasthan Health Department on Thursday directed all district doctors and health officers to conduct random sampling at bus stands, railway stations, markets, schools and other congested areas to identify high-risk populations and detect covid. cases through door-to-door surveys and suspected patients in hospital OPDs.
Jharkhand: According to an official on Saturday, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren will hold a high-level meeting on Monday, December 26 to assess the readiness of the state government to deal with the Covid-19 issue.