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High-level central team to review medical care arrangements at Kumbh Mela in Haridwar

The team will focus on the implementation of preventive measures for Covid, issued by the health ministry for Kumbh Mela that is starting on 1 April.

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New Delhi: A high-level central team led by Dr S K Singh, Director of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), will be deputed to Haridwar in Uttarakhand to review medical care and public health arrangements for Kumbh Mela starting April 1, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

The team will leave on Tuesday, it added.

Among others, the team will focus on the status of the implementation of the standard operating procedure (SOP) for the Kumbh Mela issued by the Ministry of Health in the context of implementing preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID- 19, the ministry said.

The team will also review the implementation of its field-level recommendations given to the state during its visit last month, it said.

Also read: 15 min for holy bath, Covid hospital in Haridwar — How Kumbh Mela will be held next year


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