Bhubaneswar: The Odisha authorities on Thursday requested collectors of 12 districts to intently monitor the COVID signs of individuals coming back from cyclone shelters and people engaged in cyclone administration and restoration works.
In a letter to the collectors of Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Sundargarh, Puri, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Angul and Khurda, Extra Chief Secretary, Well being Pradipta Mohapatra stated a number of households shifted to cyclone shelters had stayed there in shut quarters and a number of other individuals engaged in post-cyclone restoration works had labored in shut proximity to others.
“Because the households within the cyclone shelters are actually returning to their properties and the restoration works will even be accomplished over time, it is crucial that the individuals involved needs to be intently monitored for COVID signs over the approaching weeks,” he added.
To make sure this, Mohapatra informed the collectors to sensitise the house-to-house survey groups to be significantly vigilant in surveillance of cyclone shelter-returned households and the sector restoration staff members who also needs to be sensitised to observe their very own heath.
In case of any signs, they need to be instantly remoted and examined for COVID-19, he stated and informed the collectors to hold out the above directions meticulously.