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Centre rushes teams to 6 states after rising Covid-19 Cases:- The second wave of coronavirus calmed down and things are under control in India. With restrictions lifted completely, the Centre is scared of a third wave after experts warned about it in October. The Centre now send six high-level multi-disciplinary health teams to six states of the country which have been reporting a high number of Covid-19 cases. The teams are sent to the states Kerala, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Manipur and Chhattisgarh to control the cases and implement special measures as per the instructions from the Union Health Ministry. These teams will study the challenges and the issues that are faced by the states.
The teams will also strengthen the ongoing activities told the Union Health Ministry. The teams will have a clinician and a public health expert. The Ministry told "The team to Manipur will be led by Dr. L Swasticharan, Add. DDG & Director EMR; team to Arunachal Pradesh will be led by Dr. Sanjay Sadhukhan, Professor AIIH&PH; for Tripura Dr. RN Sinha Dir Professor, AIIH&PH; for Kerala Dr. Ruchi Jain, Public Health Specialist Gr. II, RoHFW; for Odisha Dr. A Dan, Public Health Specialist AIIH&PH and for Chhattisgarh Dr. Dibakar Sahu, Assistant Professor, AIIMS Raipur". These teams will support the health officials of the states and will tackle the pandemic. The officials will also check about the availability of the hospital beds, ventilators, oxygen and other medical facilities in the respective states.