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One person found COVID-19 positive of Tripura in Delhi

One more person is found COVID-19 positive of Tripura and he is under treatment at Delhi .

He is at Delhi now.

He went to Delhi on 18.03.20 and from 22nd he stayed at Nizamuddin, he found COVID-19 positive.

Total number of COVID19 positive cases rise to 3577, death toll increases to 83: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

There has been a spike of 505 positive cases in the last 24 hours.

Government of India is taking several steps along with the States/UTs for the prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 in the country. These are being regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.

Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired the Joint Meeting of the Empowered Groups yesterday to ensure planning, preparedness and implementation of COVID-19 response across the country. The groups apprised on the actions taken so far, to increase the availability of hospitals, isolation and quarantine facilities, testing and critical care training, etc.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare visited All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jhajjar to take stock of preparedness to overcome COVID-19.He stated that the AIIMS Jhajjar will function as dedicated COVID-19 hospital consisting of 300 bed isolation wards which would ensure prompt care for patients in isolation requiring advanced medical support. The Union Health Minister said that “people world over are working tirelessly day and night to find a vaccine against the dreaded virus and till it is not found, we must treat the combination of lockdown and social distancing as an effective social vaccine against COVID-19.”

The Cabinet Secretary interacted with Chief Secretaries and Health Secretaries of all the States/UTs, and DM, SSP, CMO, IDSP Staff of all districts through a Video Conference (VC), here today. He directed all DMs to ensure that the Pharma units for manufacturing medicines & medical equipment are smoothly run. All staff and concerned representatives from States/UTs were given an orientation regarding the containment strategy in the VC today. All districts have further been advised to make a COVID-19 crisis management plan. Through this VC, the District Commissioners and Municipal Commissioners from six Districts (Bhilwara, Agra, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Pathanamthitta (Kerala), East Delhi and Mumbai Municipal) shared their strategies and experience.

As on date, total of 274 districts have been affected by COVID-19 virus in the country.

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