Focus on house-to-house survey, prompt Covid-19 testing: Hea
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The Union Health Ministry on June 9 asked officials of 45 civic bodies across 38 districts in 10 states, that are witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases, to focus on house-to-house surveys, carry out prompt testing, and undertake active surveillance measures to contain the infection and reduce mortality.

• The 38 districts are from Maharashtra, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Haryana, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Uttarakhand, and Madhya Pradesh.

• "The state officials were advised on the measures to be taken in the containment zones for case management and buffer zones surveillance activities and promotion of COVID appropriate behavior," the ministry said.

• They were also asked to focus on active surveillance measures, adequate testing, and promoting health-seeking behavior for the timely detection of cases.

• They were also asked to ensure timely shifting of patients without escalating the symptoms, the ministry said.

Source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/healthcare/biotech/healthcare/focus-on-house-to-house-survey-prompt-testing-health-ministry-to-officials-of-45-civic-bodies/articleshow/76261593.cms
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Door to Door Survey must be especially carried out in Mumbai & Delhi which are highly populated and highly dense thereby witnessing surge in Cases. House Survey will also boost morale of people by stressing the importance of Home Isolation for mild or asymptomatic Covid patients thereby reducing load on healthcare infrastructure.
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