‘Exercise caution’: MHA tells states new Kovid-19 strain, in view of New Year – India News

‘Exercise caution’: MHA tells states new Kovid-19 strain, in view of New Year – India News

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday issued an order extending the Kovid-19 guidelines for “containers, monitoring and precaution” by 31 January, and caution in view of the new version of the virus recently detected from people There was an urge to act. UK and New Year celebration.

“While active and new Kovid-19 cases have steadily declined, there is a need to maintain surveillance, control and caution, keeping in mind the rise in cases globally, and the emergence of a new version of the virus. United Kingdom (UK). Accordingly, the control areas are carefully demarcated; Prevention measures prescribed within these zones are strictly followed; A statement said that Covid-appropriate behavior was promoted and strictly enforced, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) were set in relation to various permitted activities.

Along with this, Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla has written a letter to all the state chief secretaries, “In view of the celebration of the new year and the ongoing winter season, there should be a vigilant vigil to prevent any fresh matter which may spread Are suited for viruses “.

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Bhalla stated in his letter that the number of active cases in the country has been declining for the last 2-3 months and the overall situation appears “optimistic”.

He said that the government has started preparing the administration and rollout of vaccines for Kovid-19.

“The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Kovid-19 (NEGVAC) has introduced this vaccine during the initial stages for health care workers, frontline workers, individuals age 50 or older, and individuals under age 50 with com- munity. Has been given priority, ”Bhalla said.

He said that “States / UTs can direct the concerned authorities for their active support to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in preparation of identification, database, vaccine distribution, storage, security, shipment and vaccination of beneficiaries.”

Stating that a coworker needs to be cared for, the Home Secretary said – “States / UTs, based on their assessment, may impose local restrictions to prevent the spread of the virus, such as night curfew”.

Last month, the MHA allowed states to impose night curfews amid CHAid-19 cases.


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