Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has given instructions to officials to remain careful as the state is witnessing rise in Covid-19 case. “More attention should be paid to social distancing and the use of masks in the view of the festivals ahead.”, he said.
The increased rate of coronavirus infection in many states is a warning sign to all, he said,. He gave instructions to maintain an effective system of prevention and treatment of coronavirus in the state to control the infection.
The Chief Minister was reviewing the unlock process at a high-level meeting convened at Lok Bhawan, according to a press statement. He further said the coronavirus testing work should be conducted with full capacity, with at least 45pc of the total Covid tests conducted by the various methods should be done daily with the RT-PCR method.
He instructed that the system of rapid antigen tests at railway stations, airports, and bus stations be made more effective. And these effective measures should be taken to increase the RT-PCR test to 50 percent in the total daily test.
In view of festivals, a large number of people will come to various public places including markets, said the Chief Minister. Hence, full attention should be paid to social distancing and the compulsory use of masks. He said that the public address system should be widely used in this work, stressing the need for making people aware of Covid-19.
The work of Covid-19 vaccination in the state should be conducted according to the guidelines and priority of the Government of India, said the Chief Minister. He said that the corona vaccine is a valuable resource for this reason.
Therefore, it should be ensured that not a single dose of the vaccine is wasted. He also directed regular monitoring of Covid vaccination work in government and private hospitals.