23 Dec 2021

Centre Advises And Shares New Protocols For Omicron Variant Of Covid-19

Latest reports have been coming in from Ministry of Health and Family welfare which has given new protocols for covid-19 new omicron variant.

According to reports coming in Centre has advised States and Union Territories to observe all precautions and don't let your guard down.

This has been advised during a review of COVID19 status and preparedness in view of Omicron variant.

States have been advised to be vigilant and monitor case positivity, doubling rate, clusters of new cases across Districts according to the statement released by Union Government on new COVID19 protocols.

Centre has advised states to consider local curbs.and restrictions ahead of upcoming festive season.

On Containment, States have been advised to impose night curfews and ensure strict regulation of large gatherings, especially, notify containment zones, buffer zones in case in new COVID19 clusters.

Regarding vaccination, Centre has advised States to ensure 100% coverage of left out first and second dose eligible beneficiaries in an accelerated manner.

Centre has also advised states to strengthen door-to-door vaccination campaign in various States and Union Territories where vaccination coverage is below the national average.

Centre advised the States going in for elections in the near future to exponentially ramp up the COVID19 vaccination.

This will especially be done in the low coverage districts to protect the vulnerable population, in view of the Omicron threat.

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