Lockdown India: centre issued fresh guidelines to states amid corona surge

Lockdown India: Amid a significant rise in Covid-19 cases across the country, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to the chief secretaries of all states and UTs to take measures to deal with a possible surge in COVID cases. centre issued fresh guidelines to states amid corona surge fear starts for lockdown India.

In a letter issued to the states and UTs, Centre Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said in the context of the spread of variant of concern, Omicron, the world is currently reporting the highest ever surge in Covid-19 cases. “In India, the case trajectory is also showcasing an upward trend with 16,764 cases reported on December 31, highest ever single day rise in past 70 days.

Many developed nations in Europe and Americas are reporting a significant rise in new cases in the past weeks, which indicates high transmissibility of the virus,” Bhushan wrote. Bhushan has advises states and UTs to start the process of setting up makeshift hospitals and constitute special teams to monitor patients in home isolation. He said to address a potential surge in cases, with a view to ensure preparedness, “states are advised to initiate creation of field or makeshift hospitals”.

This, he said, can be done with “coordination with DRDO and CSIR as well as the private sector, corporations, NGOs, etc,” he said. “It is imperative to re-emphasise the significance of timely and swift upgradation of health infrastructure in all states and UTs,” he said. Bhushan said this becomes all the more important since with the sudden increase in cases, the country may start seeing a stressed health infrastructure.

As per Bhushan, states and UTs have already been advised to ensure health system preparedness by utilising the existing ECRP-II budget under different components (for creation of additional isolation beds and field hospitals, ICU beds, paediatric excellence centres, availability of oxygen, ambulances, drugs and diagnostics, human resources and tele-consolation platforms) at the earliest.

He also said a large number of cases may be eligible for home isolation. “These cases would require effective follow-up and a clearly defined mechanism for prompt shifting to a health facility in case of deterioration in their health situation,” wrote Bhushan.

Corona Blast in Maharashtra in the entire Maharashtra including Mumbai, the dangers regarding Omicron and other variants of Corona are increasing continuously. Many ministers and MLAs of Maharashtra have been found infected with the corona virus. Corona Blast in Maharashtra 10 minister and 20 MLA corona positive.

Giving information, State Deputy CM Ajit Pawar has said that 10 ministers and 20 MLAs of the state have been found corona positive. The speed of corona infection in Mumbai is expected to be from 50 thousand to 1 lakh. Meetings are being held with the task force to prevent people from infection. Amid Omicron Spread Maharashtra government tighten the restriction in state.

Also Read: Karnataka lockdown, What CM Bommai Said After Corona Cases Rise In State

Mumbai Imposed curb 5 PM to 5 AM for 15 days from today. People in Mumbai won’t be allowed to visit beaches, open grounds, sea faces, promenades, parks and similar public places between 5 pm and 5 am till January 15 given the massive spike in coronavirus cases, Mumbai Police said in an order on New Year’s Eve.

Comments are closed.