Patna, Dec 6 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday that the state government is fully prepared to tackle the possible outbreak of a third Covid wave, even as he urged the people to stay prepared to face the eventualities.
“We have issued strict instructions to all the district officials to stay alert for the possible threat of the new variant of Coronavirus, Omicron.They have also been directed to conduct maximum number of RT-PCR tests, followed by genome sequencing of patients,” Kumar said while interacting with mediapersons after the Janta Darbar.
“The state government is prepared to tackle any situation.All hospital officials have been informed about the possibility of a third Covid outbreak.Omicron cases are also on the rise in the country.
Kumar stated that everyone in the state must be vigilant and take all precautionary steps to avoid the deadly disease.It is not something to be taken lightly.
Regular checking has been initiated at the airports, railway stations and bus stands to identify the suspect cases,” Kumar said.
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