Adopt ‘Test, Track and Treat’ strategy to combat increasing COVID-19 surge: Manohar Lal Khattar

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Chandigarh, March 19: Haryana Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal said that efficient implementation of ‘Test, Track and Treat’  strategy should be adopted at district, block and village levels to combat the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the State.

The Chief Minister while chairing a high level meeting with Administrative Secretaries, Deputy Commissioners, Superintendent of Police, Municipal Commissioners, Senior and Chief Medical Officers and other officers concerned said that every officer should remain vigilant to deal with any unprecedented circumstances that may arise due to the recent infection increase. Health Minister, Sh. Anil Vij also attended the meeting through video conferencing from Ambala.

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Sh. Manohar Lal said that Proactive COVID-19 management strategies should be planned with aggressive surveillance, stringent containment, swift contact tracing, focused clinical management and extensive IEC activities.

“Mask wearing and following the social distancing norms and Standard Operating procedures (Sops) has to be made compulsory and enforced in the true spirit,” he said.