Centre Rushes Top-level Teams to Himachal, UP and Punjab for Covid-19 Response as Infection Batters States
The Main federal government on Sunday sent out top-level teams to Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh as assistance for Covid-19 response and management in the states after an increase in cases and deaths.
While a major spike in infections has ended up being a reason for issue in Himachal, Punjab has actually taped the highest death rate in India.
” These three-member teams will check out the districts reporting high number of Covid-19 cases and support the State efforts towards enhancing containment, monitoring, screening, infection avoidance and control measures, and effective medical management of the favorable cases. The Central teams will also assist in successfully managing the difficulties related to timely diagnosis and follow up,” a press release issued by the government read.
The Union Federal government had actually previously sent these high level teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur, and Chhattisgarh.
Himachal Pradesh’s coronavirus death toll had actually crossed the 500- mark on Saturday with 18 more people succumbing to the infection, according to health department data. The death toll in the state now stands at 510, it said. 8 deaths were reported from Shimla, three each from Kullu and Chamba, 2 from Kangra and one each from Una and Lahaul-Spiti, while 915 new cases pushed the infection count of the state to 33,701
In Uttar Pradesh, 24 brand-new Covid-19 deaths were tape-recorded on Saturday, taking the to 7,524 in the state, while the total cases rose to 5,24,223 with 2,326 new infections, authorities said on Saturday. Twenty-three more people died from coronavirus in Punjab on Saturday as 719 fresh cases pressed the state’s infection tally to 1,45,667, according to a medical bulletin.
The positivity rate among people randomly tested for COVID-19 at Gautam Buddh Nagar’s Delhi border was higher than in non-border locations of the district on Thursday, authorities previously stated. The Gautam Buddh Nagar administration had on Wednesday started random testing of people originating from Delhi to Noida at the borders of the two cities.
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