All dists must adopt -best practices- for Corona control

18-04-2021

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Khandwa, Burhanpur, Dewas and Chhindwara districts have done a good job for Corona control. The positivity rate of Corona has decreased significantly in these districts, new cases are coming down and recovery is improving steadily. 
Other districts should also apply the best practices being adopted here. Corona curfew, strictness on masks and extensive surveys are effective in preventing Corona infection.
Chief Minister Chouhan said that all ministers in-charge of the districts are doing good work in their areas. Home Isolation system should be made effective in every district. Patients should be consulted at least twice a day in addition to medicine, consultation and monitoring. The ministers in charge should also talk to of home isolation patients.
Chief Minister Chouhan was reviewing the situation and arrangements of Corona in the state through video conferencing from his residence today. Ministers in charge joined the video conference from their respective districts. Minister Vishwas Sarang joined from Bhopal, Tulsi Silavat from Indore, Arvind Singh Bhadoria from Jabalpur, Pradyuman Singh from Gwalior, Mohan Yadav from Ujjain, Inder Singh Parmar from Shajapur, Smt. Yashodhara Raje Scindia from Shivpuri, Omprakash Sakhlecha from Neemuch, Hardeep Singh Dung from Khargone, Ramkhelavan Patel from Rewa, Bisahulal Singh from Shahdol, Dr. Prabhuram Chaudhary from Raisen, Mahendra Singh Sisodia from Rajgarh, Kamal Patel from Betul, Rajvardhan Singh Dattigaon from Dhar, Jagdish Devda from Ratlam, Ramkishore Kanwre from Seoni, Sushri Meena Singh from Umaria, Brijendra Singh from Ashoknagar and Prem Singh Patel from Barwani. Among those who took part in the video conference were Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains, Additional Chief Secretary Health Mohammad Suleman and Additional Chief Secretary Home Rajesh Rajaura besides all concerned officers.
Good work has been done for Corona control in Khandwa, Burhanpur, Chhindwara and Dewas districts. There has been a steady decline in the positivity rate in all these districts, new cases have come down and a large number of patients have recovered. In Khandwa, the positivity rate has gone down to 4.6 percent, 19 new cases have come up and 24 patients have been cured. Similarly, in Burhanpur the positivity rate is 4.90 percent, 28 new patients have arrived and 30 patients have been cured.  

Guidelines issued
Ensure telemedicine facility in Home Isolation.
Work from home arrangement (excluding essential services) by government employees in Bhopal.
All exams to be held through open book and online from home.
Person should stay at home after giving sample.
Build Isolation Centers in villages where Corona cases are high.
Isolate labourers coming from other states in the village.
Local Crisis Management Committees should hold discussion with the public and take decision on Corona curfew.
Make arrangements for testing and quarantine of people returning from Kumbh.
If their Corona test is negative and they have symptoms of Corona, then treatment should be started.
CT scan machines should be functional in every district soon.
Emergency recruitments of medical, para medical staff should be made.
Support of self-help groups should also be sought with Corona Volunteers to generate public awareness.
Celebrate all festivals at home.