Andhra Pradesh government lists measures to combat coronavirus

South India

Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday listed out various measures to contain the further spread of COVID-19 in the state.


The measure employed by the state are: screening of every household, use of technology against Covid-19, inviting volunteers to help the government, and door-to-door surveys.

"Under the leadership of Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy, the government of Andhra Pradesh has adopted various innovative strategies such as screening every household, conducting a door-to-door survey through volunteers, etc. to identify the virus effect while containing the further spread of the virus in the state," Andhra Pradesh government said in a release.

The government release further stated that Andhra Pradesh is realistic in analyzing the situation and going forward with the best preventive measures to arrest the spread of the virus in the state.

On Monday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy hadinstructed officials to conduct comprehensive screening and COVID-19 test to cover all households within the next 90 days. 

According to the Union Health Ministry, there are 10,331 number of COVID-19 cases and 124 deaths in the state.

With the highest single-day spike of 16,922 cases in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count reached 4,73,105 on Thursday.

With inputs from ANI

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