Sat, Jul 11, 2020, 03:08 PM
Prime Minister, today reviewed the COVID 19 situation in the country. The review meeting was attended among others, by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Member, NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary, and other senior officials of the Government of India.
The Prime Minister took stock of the situation in various parts of the country and the preparedness of various States. The Prime Minister directed that we must reiterate the need to observe personal hygiene and social discipline in public places. The awareness about COVID should be disseminated widely and a continuous emphasis on preventing the spread of the infection should be laid. He said that there is no room for any complacency in this regard.
The Prime Minister appreciated the concerted efforts of the Centre, State, and local authorities in containing the pandemic situation in Delhi. He further directed that a similar approach should be adopted with other State Governments in containing the Covid-19 pandemic in the entire NCR area.
The successful example of surveillance and home-based care through ‘Dhanvantri Rath’ in Ahmedabad was highlighted and it was directed that it may be emulated in other places. Prime Minister also directed that real-time national-level monitoring and guidance should be provided to all affected States and places with high test positivity rate.