Shut down all dental clinics to prevent Coronavirus spread, Surjewala to Govt


New Delhi, Congress communication in-charge Randeep Singh Surjewala on Wednesday demanded to shut down all dental clinics, as a preventive measure to spreading Coronavirus.Taking to twitter, Mr Surjewala said, "Modi government's starkest omission is zero instructions viz a viz dental clinics in India numbering over 3,00,000"."The aerosol infection is amongst the highest in Dental clinics", he said.The Congress leader further said, "please wake up for heaven’s sake and shut down all dental clinics, except for emergent procedures!".Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), on Tuesday stated that there is no evidence of community outbreak of Coronavirus in India as of yet, as more than 500 of the thousand samples tested for community transmission of Coronavirus have come out negative.
According to the Health Ministry, the total number of Coronavirus positive cases in India rose to 147, including 25 foreign nationals and three persons, who died in Delhi, Maharashtra and Karnataka.