Weekend Lockdown Helpful In Clamping COVID-19 Spread: Uttarakhand Chief Minister

Uttarakhand Chief Minister mentioned implementation of weekend lockdown has been profitable.


Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday justified the weekend lockdown in 4 districts of the State, stating that it’s going to assist to clamp down on Covid-19 transmissions, particularly super-spreaders of the virus.

In a evaluate assembly relating to COVID-19 instances in Udham Singh Nagar district, which had emerged as a hotbed, the chief minister mentioned Uttarakhand was below lockdown final week, which has introduced good outcomes. There have been three super-spreaders in Udham Singh Nagar which brought on rise in COVID-19 instances there.”

“There was no details about home employees as one had contaminated 49 individuals in a specific space. The implementation of the lockdown has been profitable on this regard,” Mr Rawat mentioned.

Dehradun, Haridwar, Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar are the 4 districts which can observe a lockdown on weekends.

He additionally added that 110 Military personnel in Dehradun have examined COVID-19 optimistic, out of which round 100 instances have come up in final 2-Three days.

“The tracing and origin of the virus won’t be a problem as their journey historical past stays specified and we’re caring for it,” mentioned Mr Rawat.

In the meantime, the chief minister mentioned he hoped that by subsequent 12 months, the COVID-19 state of affairs would get higher and that the Kumbh pageant ought to be held with conventional rituals and traditions.

Agreeing with Akhara Parishad, Mr Rawat mentioned, “The Kumbh pageant ought to be held in 2021 with the identical rituals and traditions.” 


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