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Use technology to monitor containment: Delhi LG

New Delhi

21-April-2020

Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday directed the officials to use technology to monitor the containment zones in the city.

Baijal held a video conference with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia, Health Minister Satyendra Jain and senior officials of the Delhi government.

"Reviewed enforcement of lockdown, Testing, home quarantine, management of containment zones, night shelters and food centres," the LG said in a tweet.

Baijal advised the field officials to jointly ensure the effective management of containment zones, food centres, and night shelters strictly as per protocols of the Ministry of Health and Family welfare and Ministry of Home Affairs.

"Closely monitor containment zones, use technology, engage local leaders and volunteers and to ensure adherence to testing/surveillance protocols especially in hotspots."

He also asked officials to facilitate the supply chain of essential services and goods.

Baijal also asked the Health department to plan rapid testing for frontline workers and vulnerable population. IANS