While holding video conferencing meeting in the wake of coronavirus with all the Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police and Chief Medical Officers of the State from Shimla today, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur directed the officers to prepare effective and settled plan for isolation centres in all districts to meet out any situation.
Chief Minister said that movement from hotspot areas must be restricted to avoid any chance of spread of coronavirus to other parts of the State. He said that all the buffer quarantine centres must be properly sanitized before handing over the same to the concerned authorities. He said that first fight was against coronavirus but now economic activities were also to be initiated keeping in view the situation of the area. He said that mechanism of home quarantine must be made more effective so that people kept in it do not skip home quarantine.
Jai Ram Thakur said that intra district movement of vehicles carrying patients and farmers must be allowed. He also stressed that record of such movements should be maintained to keep strict vigil on these movements. He asked the officers to motivate farmers for adopting social distancing during the crop season and steps must be taken for procurement of their produce.
Chief Secretary Anil Khachi, Director General of Police S.R. Mardi, Additional Chief Secretary Home Manoj Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary Health R.D. Dhiman, Principal Secretaries J.C. Sharma and Onkar Chand Sharma and Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Sanjay Kundu and Secretary Rajneesh attended the meeting.