Lucknow : 29 June, 2020
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Ji has said that there
should be no laxity in maintaining the sanitation and hygiene.
He directed to take appropriate steps in containing the Covid-19 and preventing other
infectious diseases in the rainy season.
Presiding over a high-level Unlock review meeting at Lok Bhawan here on
Monday, he asked to tread with caution in Meerut division including
Gautambudh Nagar and Ghaziabad.
2-The Chief Minister said the arrangements in the Covid hospitals should be
adequate and efforts should be made to increase the capacity of beds. He
directed to maintain proper supply of oxygen in every district and ensure the
doctors and nursing staff take regular rounds in the hospitals. Paramedics
should monitor the condition of the patients and inform their relatives at least
once in 24 hours. He also asked to keep ‘108’, ‘102’, and ALS ambulances in
active mode all the time while the availability of oxygens in the ambulances has
to be made compulsory.
The Chief Minister directed to ramp up Covid testing increasingly and
asked to use all the resources of various institutions for testing capacity
enhancement. He said the TruNAT and Rapid Antigen machines should be run
on full capacity for more testing. In order to control the spread of Covid, the
private hospitals should be encouraged to use TruNAT machines, he said.
The Chief Minister was informed in the meeting that as many 22,378
samples were collected for testing on Sunday last. He was also told that 25
government and 17 private labs are functional for Covid testing. Asking to
expedite the process of setting up Covid help desk, he directed to establish help
desks in all the departments and institutions. He said the private hospitals and
the hospitals running OPDs should compulsorily have Covid Help Desk.
The Chief Minister said that mass awareness is required to increase use of
the two meter social distancing norm. In view of this, the awareness campaign
should be intensified while the hoardings of Corona prevention should be placed
at vantage locations. He said that contact with the individuals increases the risk
hence the government officers and employees working in the field should be
sensitised about this. If somebody gets infected, he should be replaced
immediately. There should be perfect inter-departmental coordination to take
the works to the lowest rung.
The CM directed the Health and Medical Education department to
strengthen the surveillance system. The surveillance teams should visit the
homes and distribute handbills showing Corona preventive measures. This can
prevent encephalitis as well, he observed. He also reviewed the infectious
disease control drive to be conducted from 1st to 31st July, 2020. He also directed
to alert the PHCs and CHCs about infectious diseases prevention. The human
resource should be trained and the ambulances to be kept in preparedness, he
The Chief Minister said that awareness is very important in controlling the
infectious diseases and in view of this, the information department should
launch an extensive publicity campaign. The hoardings and posters should be
placed at PHCs, CHCs, Markets, Crossings and other prominent places for
3 awareness. He asked the Urban Development Department, Development
Authorities and Local Bodies to launch a cleanliness drive in urban areas and
Panchayati Raj and Rural Development department in the rural areas. He asked
to ensure participation of all the government and private offices in this drive. He
also directed to ensure spray of anti-larva chemicals and fogging in an effective
The Chief Minister asked to put an effective ban on single use plastic.
He also directed the Women and Child Development Department to ensure
availability of nutritious food and create an awareness about this among the
women. He said the drinking of warm water and filter of water should be
encouraged along with ensuring the availability of potable water.
He said that the flood control measures should be taken with all cautions in view of early
onset of monsoon. The flood relief camps should be prepared in advance and
effective measures to be taken to control the menace of locusts.
He also directed to strengthen the cow-shelter system and ensure availability of fodder.