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Hadauti region gears up to fight Covid | Jaipur News

KOTA: With Covid cases constantly rising, the administrations in Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Baran districts of Hadauti region are gearing up to take strict measures to curb its spread.
Kota divisional commissioner Kailash Chand Meena held a review meeting with officials in Kota on Monday and discussed strategies to intensify enforcement of Covid guidelines at market places. The commissioner directed the officials to strictly enforce guidelines and to take action under the epidemic Act in case of non-compliance of the same.
He also directed officials that the right to impose fines in case of non-compliance, which was earlier given to officials of panchayati raj, road transportation, municipal corporation, industry and labour departments, be restored to them.
Kota collector Ujjawal Rathore informed TOI that out of 185 active Covid patients undergoing treatment in hospitals in Kota, 105 are critical and on oxygen support, while 60-70 are those who go home every evening and come back for treatment the next morning.
Kota city SP Vikas Pathak, Kota Rural SP Sharad Choudhary, CMHO, Kota were present in the meeting.
Later in the evening, Kota collector also presided over a meeting with representatives of business and social organisations of the city and sought cooperation in curbing the spread of Covid-19 infection.
Bundi district collector Ashish Gupta, accompanied by SP Shivraj Meena went to the city market and distributed face masks to those not wearing them. He also told them to strictly follow guidelines by wearing face masks, maintaining social distance, sanitising hands at regular intervals.
In Baran, district collector Rajendra Vijay and SP Vinit Bansal also took a tour of the markets and distributed masks among people while encouraging them to follow proper guidelines.
On an average, 10-15 Covid positive patients are found in Baran district daily with 5-6 % mortality rate. However, there is strict checking by a team comprising a medical and health personnel at all the 11 check-posts of the district, said CMHO of Baran, Sampat Nagar.

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