Corona test to be done at railway stations, airport

01-12-2021

  •  Husband, wife and daughter returning from Nigeria quarantined in Sagar

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
The Sagar administration has been alerted on the new variant Omicron of Corona. The husband and wife and daughter who returned from Nigeria in the ocean have been quarantined and their samples have been sent for examination. Sagar district administration has come on alert mode. People coming back to Sagar from abroad are being monitored.
Meanwhile, on Monday, 3 people have returned to Sagar from Nigeria in West Africa. The administration team became active as soon as the news of people coming to Sagar from Nigeria in West Africa was received. They immediately contacted the said people and got them quarantined. At the same time, samples have been taken for RTPCR test for corona test. However, no symptoms of corona have been reported in the above three people so far. Vaccine makers Pfizer and Biotech have said that there is no study yet on whether their vaccine is effective against Omicron. In such a situation, precaution is the better way to avoid. In such a situation, the MP government has decided that arrangements will be made for corona test at the railway station and airport.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan instructed the Principal Secretary Health that the related data of Corona should be kept before him every day. The CM directed that all the machines related to the treatment of corona in all the hospitals of the state should be reviewed. Get them tested, check the children's ward, oxygen plant, oxygen concentrator, ventilator and other equipment. 

Roko-Toko campaign should be given impetus
CM Chouhan said that the Roko-Toko campaign should be given impetus in the state, no data should be hidden. At present, rapid antigen tests are being done at the railway station. Instructions were also given to arrange RTPCR test at various places. Chief Minister Chouhan said that there is no ban on public programs, but use face masks and adopt other precautions. Following the instructions of Shri Chouhan, Bhopal Collector Avinash Lavania has increased the fine from Rs 100 to Rs 500 on those without masks.

Cabinet approves construction of 6 medical colleges
Several important decisions were taken in the meeting of the Council of Ministers here today under the chairmanship of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The cabinet approved the construction work of 6 new medical colleges in the state with an investment of Rs 1547 crore 45 lakh. These colleges will be opened in Mandla, Singrauli, Sheopur, Rajgarh, Neemuch and Mandsaur for which administrative approval of Rs 249.6 crore, 258.07 crore, 256.83 crore, 256.55 crore, 255.78 crore and Rs.270.59 crore respectively was given. 

Highlights
- State government will increase testing and monitoring
- CM took over the front, round of meetings continued throughout the day
- Vaccine makers say there is no study yet on whether their vaccine is effective against Omicron
- All machines for treatment of corona in all hospitals to be checked