Over Rs 56 crore has been paid so far from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to persons who have successfully completed institutional quarantine.
As per the direction of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Rs.2000 each is paid to such persons.
A sum of Rs. 56,51,94,000 has been paid so far from CMRF, it was officially stated here on Saturday.
Pursuant to the direction of Chief Minister, Cuttack Municipal Corporation has taken multiple measures to contain COVID-19 infection, Cuttack Municipal Commissioner Ananya Das said at a press conference.
She said for smooth and effective monitoring of pandemic COVID-19, Ward Committees have been formed in CMC jurisdiction, with ward officers, representatives of Sahi Puja Committee and Senior Citizens.
These committees impress upon the residents to follow best practices and keep informed the Administration of all suspect cases and new arrivals, she said and added, 5703 Ward Committees have been constituted at Gram Panchayat level in rural areas.
Mandatory registration of all people coming into their ward and subsequent transfer of information to CMC COVID control room is being ensured while the home quarantine cases are being visited by Health Workers/ ASHA/Anganwadi workers and they check its suitability regularly.
“In case of any problem or if home quarantine is denied, the Rapid Response Team of control room facilitates them to be in Institutional quarantine/Paid quarantine,” she said.
The Commissioner said that people are encouraged to wear masks, maintain social distance and wash hands frequently.
Meanwhile, out of 5101 migrants returned to Cuttack Municipal Corporation area, 3892, 949 and 260 persons have undergone Home Quarantine, Institutional Quarantine and Paid Quarantine respectively.
Ms.Das said rigorous door-to-door survey has been conducted in multiple rounds to detect Influenza Like Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI) cases.
“Till now 481 ILI cases and 100 fever cases have been detected, screened and tested, where necessary,” She added.
As of 26 June, 3180 people have been accommodated in Temporary Medical Centres (TMCs) in Cuttack city while 1836 people are undergoing Home Quarantine in rural Cuttack, the CMC Commissioner said adding, 10 Rapid Response Teams have been formed and Mahila Arogya Samitis managed by SHGs are active in Public Health Facilities.
According to her, special attention has been given for vulnerable population. Police Administration is preparing a list of 10,000 senior citizens.
As many as 722 Odia people have returned to State on Saturday taking the number of such people to 5,79,646, an official release here said.
Six cases have been registered by the Police in the state for violation of different regulations and guidelines related to COVID-19 while 32 persons have been arrested by police for different violations