Door-to-door health survey to be completed in Delhi by June 30: Ministry of Home Affairs
By Vivek Raj | Galatta | Jun 27, 2020, 12:40 pm
The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that the door-to-door health survey in Delhi will be completed on June 30. The Spokesperson for the Home Ministry took to Twitter and made the announcement after meetings were earlier held to discuss combating the COVID-19 outbreak in the city.
The Spokesperson, Ministry of Home Affairs tweeted, "On 25 June, Union Home Secretary reviewed implementation of various decisions on COVID in Delhi which were taken on 21 June in a meeting chaired by HM @AmitShah. Member Niti Aayog, Director AIIMS, DG ICMR along with Delhi's Chief Secretary and Health Secretary attended the meeting,"..
The next tweet read, "In the meeting, it was clearly noted that decisions were being implemented in a smooth and timely manner and a COVID response plan was finalised for Delhi. District level teams for COVID related tasks were also constituted,". Another tweet added, "It was also informed in the meeting that the re-drawing of containment zones including all clusters of COVID outbreak in Delhi would be completed by June 26 as per the timeline fixed by HM, Shri @AmitShah. Completion of door to door health survey would also be done by June 30," tweeted the spokesperson. The Home Ministry further revealed that starting June 27 the serological survey will begin in Delhi.
The MHA Spokesperson then tweeted, "As per the directives of HM @AmitShah, discussion was done on the serological survey in Delhi, which will be carried out jointly by NCDC and Delhi Government. Survey will begin from June 27, training of all the concerned survey teams was completed yesterday,".
Union Home Ministry then tweeted, "HM @AmitShah also approved the combined use of Aarogya Setu & Itihaas apps as strong predictive tools for future detection of COVID outbreaks in population clusters. Training on combined use of apps was imparted by NCDC trainers to the district teams of the Delhi Govt yesterday,".
Delhi's total coronavirus count stands at 73,780 after the city reported 3,390 new cases on Friday among which include 26,586 active cases and 44,765 cured/discharged/migrated. There were 64 deaths recorded with the death toll rising to 2,249 in the national capital, as per the government data.