Door-to-door survey to identify Corona patients: Health Minister Dr. Chaudhary

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Campaign will run from April 24 to May 9

Bhopal, April 23

Health Minister Dr. Prabhuram Chaudhary informed that Kill Corona Campaign-2 will be conducted in rural areas of all districts from April 24 to May 9. He informed that under the campaign, teams set up to break the transmission chain of Covid-19 will go and search for possible corona patients with fever symptoms in the hot spots selected by the District Collector and Chief Medical Officer in rural areas of all districts, where the Covid-19 positivity rate is increasing.

Health Minister Dr. Chaudhary informed that teams have been formed and trained in all districts of the state for Kill Corona Campaign-2. Trained teams will conduct the development block wise campaign. Health workers and ASHA workers involved in the campaign will also have adequate surveillance resources (Non Contact Thermometer, Pulse Oximeter, Triple Layer Mask, Face Shields, Gloves) and medicines required for treatment. Cooperation of public representatives, NGOs and social workers will also be taken in the campaign. He said that the objective of the campaign is to break the chain of infection by keeping Covid-19 infected persons isolated from the community.

All the District Collectors and staff of Health Department have been directed by Health Minister Dr. Chaudhary to conduct the campaign with utmost sincerity. The entire state, country and the whole world is struggling with the corona epidemic. In this hour of crisis, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan is ensuring the availability of necessary resources to deal with the corona epidemic in the state. Dr. Chaudhary said that despite this, it is very important for all of us to be vigilant. Each person must follow the Corona Guideline as his moral responsibility and convince others to follow it. Health Minister Dr. Chaudhary informed that Identification, Isolation, Testing and Treatment is being followed under the strategy of IITT in the state to prevent corona infection. Under this, quick treatment is being provided after early identification of the patients.

Chief Minister Shri Chouhan appeals for cooperation in campaign

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Kill Corona Campaign-2 is being started to break the chain of corona infection and ensure door-to-door identification and treatment of potential patients. In this campaign, a trained team constituted by the administration will go from village to village to conduct survey. In the development block where there will be more corona positive cases or people affected by cold, cough, fever, the Panchayat and Rural Development Department, Anganwadi workers and health department staff will provide medical kits to the affected people. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has appealed to the public representatives, social organisations, Corona Volunteers and common citizens to jointly make Kill Corona Campaign-2 a success.


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