Ajay Bhalla also stressed that the second wave of the pandemic is not yet over. Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Saturday reviewed the steps taken by State governments for checking the spread of COVID-19 in hill stations and other tourist destinations. The overall management of the situation and the vaccination status in Goa, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and West Bengal was discussed. “The Union Home Secretary sounded a note of caution in view of media reports showing blatant disregard of COVID-appropriate behaviour,” said a government release. Paul, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, Indian Council for Medical Research Director General Balram Bhargava, the Chief Secretaries, DGPs and Principal Secretaries (Health) of the eight States.
Source: The Hindu July 10, 2021 13:50 UTC