Coronavirus outbreak: Yogi Adityanath asks officials to stay alert about movement of people in Noida, Ghaziabad

Adityanath also asked officials to ensure intensive screening of people for possible infection during a 10-day surveillance campaign launched in 10 districts of the Meerut region from Thursday.

Press Trust of India July 02, 2020 20:57:19 IST
Coronavirus outbreak: Yogi Adityanath asks officials to stay alert about movement of people in Noida, Ghaziabad

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday asked officials to stay alert on the movement of people in NCR districts of the state to check the spread of COVID-19.

"By remaining alert in NCR districts (of Uttar Pradesh), the spread of COVID-19 can be checked. There should be alertness on movement in these districts," a statement quoted the chief minister as telling senior officials during a meeting with them.

He also asked officials to ensure intensive screening of people for possible infection during a 10-day surveillance campaign launched in 10 districts of the Meerut region from Thursday.

"This campaign should be run like the pulse polio campaign and for its success, 15 thousand screening teams should be constituted so that they can visit every house for screening people," the chief minister added.

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