Yogi issues fresh instructions for prevention, treatment of Corona

File Photo of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. (Twitter: Yogi Adityanath)

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed officials to maintain an effective system of prevention and treatment for the prevention of Corona infection.

He said that all types of resources are available in adequate quantity in the state to control and treat the infection of Covid-19.

We have extensive experience in successfully dealing with Covid-19, he said while directing concerned authorities to effectively continue the war against Covid-19 with the experience gained and better coordination of resources.

The Chief Minister was on Friday reviewing the unlock system at a high-level meeting at his official residence.

He has also issued instructions to close all the Basic Education Board and private schools from class 1st to class 8th from 11th April, 2021, in view of the new Corona cases. During this period, teaching work in these schools will remain closed, while teachers will keep coming to the school for administrative work.

The Chief Minister said that the public address system should be used effectively to make people aware of Corona infection. To prevent the spread of corona infection, mandatory use of masks, sanitization and social distancing should be ensured.

If people do not put masks in public places, then action should be taken against them, Yogi said.

He also instructed officials to make a report on the status of restoration of Covid hospitals across the state by this evening and said that in view of Covid-19, the number of L-2 and L-3 Covid hospitals should be increased.

Effective arrangements for testing, tracking and treatment should be ensured, he stressed.

The Chief Minister said that those who are placed in home isolation should be monitored continuously and their condition should be observed.

The Chief Minister instructed to maintain special vigilance in the districts of Lucknow, Kanpur Nagar, Meerut, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Ghaziabad, Agra and said that the number of L-2, L-3 beds should be increased in these districts. Integrated Command and Control Centres play an important role in the war with Corona.

He instructed all district magistrates and chief medical officers to meet regularly in the morning in the Covid Hospital and in the evening in the Integrated Command and Control Centre to review the situation and decide the strategy.

He said that continuous communication with patients should be maintained through CM Helpline.

The Chief Minister’s Office should be made aware of the situation every day, he said.

Reviewing the progress of vaccination, the Chief Minister said that from April 01, 2021, people in the age group of 45 years have also been included in the vaccination therefore, the speed of vaccination will have to be increased now.

Wastage of the vaccine should be stopped at all costs, the Chief Minister underlined.

Medical Education Minister Suresh Khanna, Chief Secretary R.K. Tiwari, Agriculture Production Commissioner Alok Sinha, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Commissioner Sanjeev Mittal, Additional Chief Secretary Home Awanish Kumar Awasthi, Director General of Police Hitesh C. Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary Revenue Renuka Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary MSME & Information Navneet Sehgal, Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture Devesh Chaturvedi, Additional Chief Secretary Chief Minister S.P. Goyal, Additional Chief Secretary Health Amit Mohan Prasad, Principal Secretary Medical Education Alok Kumar, Principal Secretary Chief Minister & Information Sanjay Prasad, Secretary Chief Minister Alok Kumar, Information Director Shishir and other senior officers were present. (PR)

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