State to adopt three pronged strategy to tackle COVID-19

Homecoming of residents of the state from other parts of the country also being planned

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The State Government would adopt three pronged strategy to tackle the menace of coronavirus effectively in the State. This was stated by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while presiding over a review meeting of Health and Family Welfare and Ayurveda Departments here today in the wake of coronavirus in the country as well as State.

Chief Minister said that the State Government would increase capacity of investigation of samples of coronavirus so that maximum people could be examined. He said that Government would be identifying the three types of institutions where treatment of COVID-19 of people could be done. He said that asymptotic  people  would be kept in COVID care centres, Moderate symptomatic people would be kept in COVID Health Centres and severe  symptomatic  would be kept in COVID Hospitals.

Thakur directed the officers to ensure adequate availability of PPE kits, masks, ventilators etc. in the hospitals so that there was no complexity when the lockdown is over.  He also discussed issue regarding homecoming of residents of the state from other parts of the country and directed the officers to prepare an effective plan in this regard.

Chief Minister said that as many as 8847 persons had been kept under surveillance for coronavirus in the State so far, out of which 5637 people had completed 28 days of surveillance period and 3210 people were still under observation. He said that 3994 persons had so far been investigated in the State for coronavirus.

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