Govt to activate ICCC after 10 people of a family test Covid positive
The Yogi Adityanath government has decided to activate the Integrated Covid Command Centre (ICCC) in Meerut after ten persons of a family, with recent travel history, tested positive for Covid in the district. The passengers coming from other states will also be screened at railway stations and bus stands.
After ten members of a family in the Saket area of Uttar Pradesh among the 20 fresh cases of Covid reported in Meerut in the past two days, the Yogi government took the decision. All of them are in home isolation, said Dr. Ashok Taliyan, divisional surveillance officer (DSO).
Health officials said that the surveillance teams have also been asked to gear up and an intensive checking campaign will be conducted across the district.
The chief medical officer, Dr. Akhilesh Mohan, has directed the district hospital and medical college to ensure the availability of adequate oxygen beds.
Meerut’s tally of active cases in the district has reached 38.
The health department has also requested the police and the district administration to ensure strict compliance with the Covid-related protocols in public places.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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