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Passenger buses will be able to run at full capacity in Madhya Pradesh from August 20, the corona recovery rate in the state is 75.4 percent

The India Print 2020-08-20 08:38:54

Bhopal. In Madhya Pradesh, from August 20, all passenger buses will be allowed to run at full capacity, but bus operators will have to ensure the use of masks and all precautions. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has instructed that effective implementation of early detection and immediate treatment strategy in the state. All collectors should make best arrangements for adequate testing, treatment etc. in their districts. Ensure all arrangements by constantly monitoring the officers in charge of the districts. Chief Minister Chouhan was reviewing the situation and arrangements in the state through video conferencing in the ministry today.

Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Additional Chief Secretary Health Mohammad Suleman said that the Corona Survey of Corona is going on in Indore, which will be completed in a day or two. From this survey, it will be known that what percentage of the population has developed antibodies to corona. After this, sero surveillance will be done in Ujjain and Bhopal. District-wise review found that 179 new cases have been reported in Indore district, 179 in Bhopal, 97 in Gwalior, 91 in Jabalpur, 25 in Sagar, 24 in Khargone. Positivity rate in the last seven days in Tikamgarh district 10. Is 19. Harda has 18 percent. There are 20 new cases in Shahdol and 15 in Seoni. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan directed that special attention should be paid to these districts. The Chief Minister said that information is coming from some districts about the delay in the testing report of Corona. In this regard, all the divisional commissioners should ensure that the report of testing is received within 24 hours in their districts. He said that in some districts the testing is less, so the concerned collectors should increase the testing. Officers in charge of the districts should ensure to increase the testing in the districts under their charge. Take full care of your districts, review them daily, visit them from time to time.

Chief Minister Chouhan said that the state's recovery rate is 75.4 percent. Corona active patients in the state are 10 thousand 717 and Madhya Pradesh is 16th in the country in comparative terms. The testing capacity of the state is 13 thousand 254 per million. He directed to increase the corona testing of the state. During the review of Gwalior district it was found that there is a corona mortality rate of 0.75 percent while the death rate of the state is 2.40 percent. Chief Minister Chouhan appreciated all concerned for this and said that every effort should be made to bring it to zero. He also instructed to reduce death rate in other districts by early detection and treatment.