Coronavirus: MHA Issues New COVID-19 Guidelines for Surveillance, Containment and Caution
The Home Ministry on Wednesday issued an order with COVID-19 guidelines for surveillance, containment and caution. According to the order the new guidelines will be effective from February 1 and to remain in force till February 28.
“The main focus of the guidelines is to consolidate the substantial gains that have been achieved against the spread of COVID-19 which is visible in the steady decline in number of active and new cases in the country over the last four months. It is, therefore, emphasised that to fully overcome the pandemic, there is need to maintain caution and to strictly follow the prescribed containment strategy focussed on surveillance, containment and strict observance of the guidelines/ SOPs issued by MHA and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW),” MHA said.