Bengaluru: As a careful step to control the spread of coronavirus in Karnataka, the state government has intended to suspend biometric participation for the present at its workplaces, additionally in corporate and IT organizations, Medical Education Minister Dr. K Sudhakar said on Saturday.
He said the legislature has taken every single prudent step to control the spread of the infection in the state. “Our Additional Chief Secretary has just addressed IT organizations yesterday for the benefit of the administration in regards to rules that should be followed, it is a piece of it…we will do it in the legislature likewise in the days to come,” Sudhakar told media.
He was reacting to an inquiry regarding suspending biometric participation at workplaces in the wake of the coronavirus flare-up. Gotten some information about suspending biometric participation at government workplaces, he stated, “we have wanted to do it yesterday.”
Sudhakar said so far in Karnataka not in any case one case has been distinguished, to that degree we have been taking careful steps adequately. He said from towns to state capital Bengaluru at all levels the wellbeing division authorities have been actuated as a major aspect of the precautionary measures.
Also, committees headed by Deputy Commissioners have been formed in all districts, he added. “We have given certain guidelines to people. We have also included private hospitals. We have taken all precautionary measures to stop the virus from entering the state,” he added.
In response to a question regarding masks, the Minister clarified that those who have the symptoms of the disease only should use them.
He said, “N95 masks are required only for those who have tested positive, there is not even a single positive case in the state so far…surgical masks that will have three layers can be used by those who have symptoms like cough, cold, fever.” In the state, as a precautionary measure, 2,500 beds have been kept ready if the situation arises, despite not having a single case.