In a review meeting chaired by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, it was said on Friday that cases of Kovid are increasing in seven states in India. 6,050 new Covid cases have been reported in India in the last 24 hours.
New Delhi: Once again the increasing pace of coronavirus cases in the country has started to scare. India has reported 6,050 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, while the active caseload stood at 28,303 on Friday. In a review meeting chaired by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, it was said on Friday that cases of Kovid are increasing in seven states in India. The states where coronavirus cases are increasing include Kerala, Maharashtra, Delhi, Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Haryana.
This state worried the health department
Kerala tops in tripling the number of corona cases in the last seven days. 3 thousand 878 cases have been registered in Kerala. A jump of 2.3 times has also been registered in the cases of corona infection in Delhi, due to which 2 thousand 703 cases were reported in Delhi in the last seven days which were only 1 thousand 190 in the previous seven days.
This advice was given to health ministers
In a meeting with Health Ministers of various States and Union Territories, Mansukh Mandaviya emphasized the importance of scaling up public awareness campaigns regarding adherence to Covid Appropriate Behaviour. State health ministers were advised to personally monitor and review all logistics and infrastructure preparedness, including adequate designated hospital beds, besides ensuring adequate stock of essential medicines.
States have also been asked to update their COVID data on the designated portal regularly. The domestic scenario as well as the global COVID situation was also discussed in the meeting. The States and Union Territories were also reminded of the joint advisory issued by the Union Health Ministry and ICMR on March 25. Mandaviya urged the States/UTs to ensure its effective implementation. There was a wide and detailed discussion on various aspects of Covid management including improving hospital infrastructure, increasing testing etc.