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Take all necessary measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19: Yogi Adityanath to officials


Uttar Pradesh Prime Minister Yogi Adityanath ordered state officials on Friday to ensure that all necessary precautions are followed during the festival season in light of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

He also called on officials to continue special awareness campaigns to control the spread of the pandemic.

Adityanath called on senior officials to take all necessary measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus during the festival season from Diwali to Chhath when people gather in large numbers, according to an official statement.

He called for further strengthening the treatment facilities in Lucknow, Kanpur Nagar, Varanasi and Meerut to improve the recovery rate from Covid-19, adding that testing activities should continue along with effective surveillance.

Adityanath instructed the medical and health departments to remain alert during the holiday season and activate emergency services at medical schools, district hospitals, primary health centers and community health centers.

(With PTI inputs)

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