Focus more on testing with rapid kits: Shah

Focus more on testing with rapid kits: Shah

To co-ordinate Corbett efforts of various authorities in Delhi NCR union Home minister Amit Shah Thursday held a meeting over video conference with the chief minister of Delhi Haryana and Uttar Pradesh asked the states to focus on most testing by adapting rapid antigen test ensure early hospitalization to bring down morality and to promote the use of Arogya Setu and its apps. he also asks up and Haryana to make use of AIIMS, Delhi, telemedicine facility for patient consultation.

"Adoption of more testing via rapid antigen test Kits will help In reducing infection transmission rate below 10% as suggested by the WHO. Nearly 90% of screening is possible through these kids this can be provided by the centre to up and Haryana in numbers decide by them said Shah in the meeting.

This model has already been implemented in Delhi largely focused on extending help in terms of material support and expertise that has been extracted to Delhi, to UP and Haryana as well. The idea is to you have a unified approach for NCR said a home ministry official. Dr VK Paul, NITI Aayog member, also gave a presentation on the strategy of tackling COVID-19 in the NCR and provided details of best practices adopted in Delhi-NCR and the way ahead said the ministry. health minister Harsh Vardhan was also at the meeting.

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