Centers Issue Advisory To These 7 States Due To Increase In COVID Cases

Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana asked to provide appropriate testing . Central government has asked Delhi and six states to provide appropriate testing, promote Covid-appropriate behavior .

To stem the rise of coronavirus infections in certain regions of the country, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said in a letter to Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana that the central government has asked Delhi and six states to provide appropriate testing, promote Covid-appropriate behavior, and accelerate the delivery of vaccinations.To prevent the further spread of infection and effective case management, the state must closely monitor districts reporting higher numbers of daily new cases (811 cases) for the month ended August 5, according to Bhushan's letter to Delhi.He also cited district-wise spread of bacterial infection.He urged states to ensure effective implementation of the newly developed surveillance program for COVID-19, which has been adopted by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.In light of the prevalence of the disease in the form of symptoms and clinical manifestations, it is vital to monitor and report district-wise influenza-like illness (ILI) and SARI cases in all health facilities as per the rules on a regular basis for detecting early warning signs of In particular, he said, we should prioritize prevention measures if necessary in all areas of concern.Bhushan said that stressing genome sequencing of pre-approved samples of international passengers as well as samples from sentinel sites and local clusters of new COVID-19 cases is equally important.State and union territories should prioritize ensuring that Covid-appropriate behaviour is maintained in densely packed areas such as supermarkets, inter-state bus stands, schools, colleges, railway stations, etc.