Covid control rooms at district levels should be adequately staffed: Centre to states | India News

NEW DELHI: Covid-19 control rooms set up at district and sub-district levels should collate daily status report of all patients under home isolation in their respective jurisdictions and submit it to the district administration, the Centre told states and union territories on Thursday.
In a letter to states and UTs, additional secretary in the Union health ministry Arti Ahuja outlined that these control rooms must have real-time data on availability of Covid testing centres and ambulances, and should be able to guide a caller on the process for availing these services.
Dedicated ambulances shall be allotted to each control room based on areal case load for transportation of patients, she said in the letter.


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