|In Jharkhand, the State Government has announced to follow a “Health Safety Week” beginning from April 22 to 29, to break the chain of growing COVID-19 infection rate in the State. People have been advised to stay home and do not move without unnecessary work. Essential services and medical services continue to function and all identified offices of private sector, central and state government offices shall remain open.
AIR Correspondent reports, in the fight against COVID-19, Chief Minister of Jharkhand Mr Hemant Soren has also appealed to the people of the State to follow a Health Safety Week from 6 am in the morning on April 22 till 6 am in the morning on April 29.
Addressing the people through a video message today, Mr Soren said that the State Government is taking all measures to restore normalcy in the lives of people during this pandemic. Under the initiative, a 100-bed COVID special ward with Oxygen concentrator has become functional at RIMS in Ranchi.
The State Government has requested people to not panic in the situation and follow the mandatory restrictions during the week across the State to break the chain of COVID-19. During the Health Safety Week agricultural, industrial, construction activities and mining work will also continue to function. CM Mr Soren also said that the religious places will remain open during this period, but a limited number of devotees can visit the worship places. Congregation of more than five persons at a place will be restricted anywhere to avoid the spread of COVID-19.