the variety of COVID-19 circumstances amongst kids, the Odisha
authorities on Thursday requested mother and father to make sure that children above
two years put on face masks earlier than stepping out of their homes.
The state governments instruction got here as per the
suggestion of the Indian Academy of Paediatrics.
In a letter to the Ladies and Little one Improvement
division, the Well being and Household Welfare division mentioned that
kids, adolescents, and pregnant and lactating girls could also be
given appropriate advisory for correctly sporting face masks whereas
going out of residence.
Folks belonging to any age group together with kids
having any symptom of Covid-19 should go for testing and
isolation, the letter mentioned.
It said that along with the sooner famous
signs of coronavirus similar to chilly, cough, fever, lack of
scent or style, some new indicator of the illness have been
discovered and they’re diarrhoea, vomiting, abdomen ache and so on.
If such signs are noticed amongst kids, pregnant
and lactating girls and adolescents, they could be thought-about as
suspected Covid-19 circumstances, it mentioned.
Handwashing with cleaning soap and water have to be accomplished for at
least 40 seconds as a substitute of 20 seconds. Pointless touching
of face, nostril and eyes have to be discouraged in any respect ranges in
all age teams, the well being and household welfare division mentioned.
In the meantime, the police on Thursday appealed to the
residents of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to avoid morning
stroll, night stroll and biking in the course of the lockdown.
Commissioner of Police S Ok Priyadarshi mentioned that
based on the Covid lockdown and weekend shutdown
tips issued by the Odisha authorities, morning stroll,
night stroll and biking are prohibited.
Regardless of the directive, it has been noticed that
individuals within the twin metropolis are indulging in such actions, the
Commissioner of Police mentioned.
The aim of the lockdown and weekend shutdown is to
be certain that individuals keep indoors in order that the illness doesn’t
unfold additional, he mentioned.
Priyadarshi mentioned that 22 flying squads have been
fashioned to launch a drive towards hoarders and black entrepreneurs
of important objects.
He additionally cautioned personal hospitals within the twin metropolis
towards overcharging sufferers within the identify of COVID-19
ADG (Legislation and Order) YK Jethwa mentioned round one lakh
individuals have been prosecuted within the state within the final 15 days
for violating the Covid-19 tips. A complete of Rs 2.8 crore
wonderful has been collected from the Covid norm violators.
Whereas circumstances have been registered towards 71 individuals,
the police arrested 269 individuals for violation of the Covid
norms, Jethwa mentioned. PTI AAM
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