WISHING YOU ALL A HAPPY UTKAL DIWAS  DUBAI RETURNED 29 YEAR OLD BHADRAKH MAN TESTS POSITIVE TO COVID-19  HE BECAME THE FOURTH COVID PATIENT IN ODISHA  IAS ASSOCIATION OF ODISHA SUPPORTS DEFERMENT OF 50 PERCENT SALARY   ODISHA GOVERNMENT ADOPTS AUSTERITY MEASURES   NOVEL CORONA VIRUS LOCK DOWN IMPACTS STATE ECONOMY   CHIEF MINISTER MINISTERS MLAS AND CHAIRPERSONS WILL FACE 70 PERCENT DEFERMENT OF SALARY   ALL INDIA SERVICE OFFICERS WILL HAVE 50 PERCENT DEFERMENT OF SALARY   

COVID-19 Regulations Issued

State Government has empowered all District Collectors and Municipal Commissioners to take measures as necessary to prevent the outbreak of Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) or the spread of the disease within their respective jurisdictions.

Department of Health and Family Welfare while issuing The Odisha COVID-19 Regulations-2020 on 13 March has asked the District Authorities to implement the orders with immediate effect, said Principal Secretary Health & Family Welfare, Nikunja Bihari Dhal.

All Hospitals both Government and Private should have COVID-19 Corners for screening of suspected cases of COVID-19.

Both Government and Private Hospitals during screening of such cases shall record the history of travel of the person to any country or area where COVID-19 has been reported.
In addition, the history of contacts of the suspected or confirmed cae of COVID-19 is also required to be recorded.
In case the person has any such history of travel to affected areas in last 14 days and he/she is asymptomatic, he/she must remain in home quarantine for 14 days from day of exposure.
Person with travel history and symptoms as per case definition of COVID-19, must be isolated in a hospital as per protocol and he/she will be tested for COVID-19 as per protocol.

Information of all such cases must be given to State Integrated Disease Surveillance Unit and District Collector and Municipal Commissioner immediately.

State Government has clearly said that there will be no COVID-19 Test in Private Laboratories.

The Private Health Care Institutions intending to test COVID-19 must send their test samples through State ISDP Unit. The Unit will arrange testing strictly as per guidleines issued by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi.

State Government has said any person with a history of travel in last 14 days to a country or area from where COVID-19 has been reported, must voluntarily report to State Control Room(0674-2390466) or to the State Surveillance Officer, ISDP(9439994857, 9439994859) and Toll Free Number 104 so that necessary measures may be initiated.

In the event of COVID-19 being reported from a defined geographic area, the Collector or Municipal Commissioner of the concerned area shall be competent to take up containment measures.

Those include, barring entry and exit of population from containment area, closure of schools, offices, cinema halls, swimming pools, gyms and banning mass congregation functions as deemed necessary.

Authorities will initiate active and passive surveillance of COVID-19 cases and hospital isolation of all suspected cases and their contacts and any Government Building will be designated as Quarantine Facility.

The Regulations has come to effect immediately will be implmented on Mission Mode and it will remain valid for a period of One year.
 


eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by Catalyst IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd.