Centre has rushed high level teams to Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh to support the states in COVID response and management. These states have been either reporting a rise in the number of active cases, or demonstrating a rise in the daily new cases.
These three-member teams will visit the districts reporting high number of COVID cases and support the State efforts towards strengthening containment, surveillance, testing, infection prevention and control measures, and efficient clinical management of the positive cases.
The Central teams shall also guide in effectively managing the challenges related to timely diagnosis and follow up. Earlier, Centre had sent high level teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat , Manipur, and Chhattisgarh. (AIR)