Covid 19 Guidelines: Two percent of International Passengers coming to India will be tested, masks mandatory even inside the house in Karnataka
Preparation from COVID-19: India is alert in view of increasing cases of Kovid in China On 22 December, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has appealed to the states to follow the Kovid guidelines.
COVID-19: The Union Health Ministry on Thursday (December 22) asked the Civil Aviation Ministry to conduct random testing of passengers arriving on international flights in the country. To reduce the risk of entry of new variant of Coronavirus in the country, two percent of the passengers arriving on international flights have been asked to do random Covid test from December 24. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan wrote to Rajiv Bansal, Ministry of Civil Aviation, that if someone is found Covid-positive after random testing, the sample should be sent for genomic testing.
Samples found testing positive at the airport should be sent for genomic testing
After random testing, if someone is found Covid-positive, his sample should be sent to the INSACOG lab for genomic testing, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan wrote in a letter to his Civil Aviation Ministry counterpart Rajeev Bansal. Passengers will be allowed to leave the airport after submitting samples for random testing.
Average daily 5.9 lakh COVID cases worldwide since December 19
Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that India has been able to contain COVID-19 by following the COVID protocol apart from its sustained efforts, consistent testing and five-fold vaccination strategy. However, the number of new cases of COVID-19 is increasing at an alarming rate globally. Since December 19, on an average, about 5.9 lakh new cases have been reported daily all over the world. He said this jump in the trajectory of COVID-19 is particularly concerning in Japan, the United States, South Korea, Brazil, France and China, where cases continue to rise.
of Karnataka Preparation against COVID-19 Mask mandatory in closed rooms
India is alert in view of increasing COVID cases in China On Thursday (December 22), Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya appealed to the states to follow the COVID guidelines. In view of the increasing cases of COVID-19 in some parts of the world including China, the Karnataka Government on Thursday made mandatory testing of Influenza-like Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Illness (SARI). Test). At the same time, the State Government (State Govt.) has made face masks mandatory in closed places and air-conditioned rooms.
Health Minister told about the preparation of the state
State Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar told the media after a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Basavaraj that, “We are going to issue an advisory to wear masks in indoor places, closed places and air-conditioned rooms. In addition, there will be mandatory testing of ILI and SARI cases across Karnataka.” The meeting was attended by ministers, health department officials and members of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on COVID-19. Health Minister K Sudhakar said that in the meeting it was also decided to open Covid wards in all district hospitals with adequate beds and oxygen supply.