Bhubaneswar, April 21: Health Secretary Nikunja Dhal has directed experts from medical colleges, senior health officers and state Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) to oversee containment measures in Balasore, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts.
The Health department has swung into action after 17 cases of Covid-19 were reported from these three districts in last 24 hours.
As per information Director of Health Services will proceed to Balasore while Director of Public Health will move to Bhadrak. Similarly Director of Family Welfare will move to Jajpur to oversee the containment process.
“Three state rapid response teams have been asked to visit immediately these districts. SCB Medical College and Hospital will provide technical support to Jajpur district while Fakir Mohan Medical College and Hospital (FMMCH) has been supporting Balasore and Bhadrak districts,” said an official.