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Covid-19 pandemic preparations reviewed

Covid-19 pandemic preparations reviewed

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed the Covid-19 situation in the country.  The review meeting was attended by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Member, NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary and other senior officials of central government.

The PM took stock of the situation in various parts of the country and the preparedness of various States.  “We must reiterate the need to observe personal hygiene and social discipline in public places,” he said adding that the awareness about Covid should be disseminated widely and a continuous emphasis on preventing spread of the infection should be laid.  He said that there is no room for any complacency in this regard.

Covid-19 pandemic preparations reviewed

The PM appreciated the concerted efforts of the Centre, State and local authorities in containing the pandemic situation in Delhi.  He further directed that similar approach should be adopted with other State Governments in containing the Covid-19 pandemic in entire NCR area.

The successful example of surveillance and home-based care through ‘Dhanvantri Rath’ in Ahmedabad was highlighted and it was directed that it may be emulated in other places.  PM also directed that real time national level monitoring and guidance should be provided to all affected States and places with high test positivity rate.

 

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