Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Centre writes to all states reiterating need for focussed public health measures as violations of COVID norms observed

Health Ministry has written to all states and UTs reiterating the need for focussed public health measures as violations of COVID norms have been observed in various parts of the country.

In a communication to all states and UTs on Thursday, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said it is imperative to adhere to the guiding principles of COVID 19 containment and management with special focus on the 5 fold strategy of Test-Track-Treat-Vaccinate and adherence to COVID appropriate behaviour.

He stressed on the need for focussed and sustained high levels of testing, relentless contact tracing, comprehensive vaccination and ensuring strict adherence to COVID Appropriate Behaviour in all crowded places and potential super spreader events.

 

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