'Assess all resources and measures for COVID control': CM Gehlot issues directions to officials

Jaipur (Rajasthan) March 20(ANI): Reviewing the corona infection status in the state, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot expressed serious concern over the imminent danger of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. During the meeting, the Chief Minister instructed all the health and administrative officials to use available resources to control the pandemic, based on their past experience. The CM stressed on increasing the testing, crowd control, wearing masks, frequent hand washing and maintaining social distance as a protection from corona. The CM Gehlot said, “It is very worrying that the positivity rate of corona infection has increased by 3 times in a week. He said that on the basis of the combined experience of fighting corona during the last one year, we have to save the people from the danger of the second wave.” He also directed the police, local bodies and concerned officials to take strict action against those who do not wear masks and cause congestion in markets and other public places.