New Delhi: Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Saturday expressed concern over the cases of not adopting conducive behavior in relation to Kovid-19 at hill stations and other tourist places. He said that the second wave of the epidemic is not over yet. The Home Ministry said in a statement that the Home Secretary reviewed the steps taken by the state governments to prevent the spread of Kovid-19 in hill stations and tourist places.
In the meeting, the situation of Kovid-19 in Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and West Bengal and management of vaccination were discussed. According to the release, a message was given in the meeting that the second wave is at different levels in different states and union territories in the country and the overall infection rate may have come down, but Rajasthan, Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal In Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, the infection rate is more than 10 percent, which is a matter of concern.
Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla today chaired a meeting to review the steps taken by State Governments for checking the spread of COVID-19 in hill stations and tourist locations.
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According to the statement, the Union Home Secretary expressed concern in view of reports of non-covid behavior at hill stations and tourist places. Ajay Bhalla said that the second wave of Kovid is not over yet and the states should strictly follow the protocol laid down in terms of wearing masks, adopting social distancing and other safe methods.
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