In Himachal, an exit plan must be prepared taking into account the sanitary and economic variables: CM Jai Ram Thakur

SHIMLA: The chief minister said Sunday that the existing plan would start alone and only when there was an initial flattening of the infection curve followed by a gradual decrease in the curve with a tendency to reach a stage zero infection. He said that according to the threat of COVID-19 and the cases found in, the state would be divided into 6 zones, namely the red, orange (4 zones) and green zones for the sake of drafting the COVID-19 exit plan. .

Jai Ram Thakur, while chairing the meeting with senior state officials, said that a phased exit plan is required to restore normalcy in the state and revive economic activity simultaneously while meeting the monetary and food requirements of vulnerable sections of the state. . . He said that as a result of the 21-day application of the national blockade by the Government of India on March 24, Himachal Pradesh has also followed the established protocol to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said that

He said that the exit plan would be prepared taking into account economic and health variables. He said that the capacity of the State health care system to protect public life, the personnel who download essential services and medical professionals against the epidemic for the coming days and the capacity to develop resilience against diseases would be taken into consideration.

He said that similarly on the economic front, the effectiveness would be taken to prevent the spread and impact of the current blockade on the state economy and its probable extension, its impact on the poor and other vulnerable sectors and the fiscal capacity of the state. to compensate the most economically vulnerable sectors. in consideration.

Jai Ram Thakur said the identified hot spots would be completely isolated from the other parties and that the supply of food and other essentials would be entrusted to the police and local administration.

Advisor Planning Dr. made a presentation on the draft closure exit plan.